packet

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Noun[change]

Singular
packet

Plural
packets

A salt packet
  1. (countable) A packet is a small container that goods are sold in.
    Many seed companies sell mixed packets for summer and winter gardening.
  2. (countable) A packet is a small container sent in the mail.
    Participants were mailed a packet containing the survey and a cover letter.
  3. (technical); (countable) A packet is a unit of information sent between two computers.

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