Packet Pack"et, v. i. To ply with a packet or dispatch boat. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(small) / (for freight and passengers between stated ports)

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  • Packet — radio Le packet radio est une forme de transmission de données numériques utilisée pour créer un lien entre ordinateurs. L utilisation la plus courante du packet radio est faite par les radioamateurs afin de construire des réseaux sans fils d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • packet — pack‧et [ˈpækt] noun [countable] 1. a small container, usually made of paper, with a set of things in it ; = PACK: • United Biscuits produces 5 billion packets a year. packet of • Supermarkets withdrew thousands of packets of chocolates after… …   Financial and business terms

  • Packet — may refer to: * Packet (information technology), a formatted block of data carried by a packet mode computer network * Packet radio, a form of amateur radio data communications using the AX25 protocol * Packet (sea transport), a packet service is …   Wikipedia

  • packet — pack et (p[a^]k [e^]t), n. [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the same source as E. pack. See {Pack}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Originally, a vessel… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Packet — Pack et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Packeted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Packeting}.] 1. To make up into a packet or bundle. [1913 Webster] 2. To send in a packet or dispatch vessel. [1913 Webster] Her husband Was packeted to France. Ford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • packet — ► NOUN 1) a paper or cardboard container. 2) Computing a block of data transmitted across a network. 3) (a packet) informal, chiefly Brit. a large sum of money. ► VERB (packeted, packeting) ▪ wrap up in a packet …   English terms dictionary

  • packet — [pak′it] n. [MFr paquet, dim. of pacque,PACK1] 1. Obs. a parcel of letters 2. a small package or parcel 3. PACKET BOAT 4. [Brit. Informal] a large amount of money vt. to make up into a packet …   English World dictionary

  • Packet — bezeichnet: Kevin Packet (* 1992), belgischer Fußballspieler Falschschreibung des Wortes Paket, das in der Linux Welt oft als Übersetzung für Software Pakete (packages) angewandt wird. Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • packet — (n.) 1520s, from M.E. pak bundle (see PACK (Cf. pack) (n.)) + dim. suffix et; perhaps modified on Anglo Fr. pacquet (M.Fr. pacquet), which is ultimately a diminutive of M.Du. pak. A packet boat (1640s) originally was one that carried mails …   Etymology dictionary

  • Packet — (Paquet), 1) kleiner Pack; 2) (Perückenm.), kleines Bündel gehechelte Haare, welche nach der Länge sortirt sind; 3) ein zusammengewickelter Haufen gewaschener u. sortirter Wolle …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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