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Definition of Package

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bundle, parcel; container for storage or transportation; wrapping or packaging for sale or merchandise; inseparable combination of items
pack, wrap; create attractive packaging in order to promote the sale of an item; combine things together as one inseparable unit
Package Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
Act or process of packing.
  
(n.)
A duty formerly charged in the port of London on goods imported or exported by aliens, or by denizens who were the sons of aliens.
  
(n.)
A charge made for packing goods.
  
(n.)
A bundle made up for transportation; a packet; a bale; a parcel; as, a package of goods.
  
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package
\pack"age\ (?), n.
1. act or process of packing.
2. a bundle made up for transportation; a packet; a bale; a parcel; as, a package of goods.
3. a charge made for packing goods.
4. a duty formerly charged in the port of london on goods imported or exported by aliens, or by denizens who were the sons of aliens.
package
n
1. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together [syn: bundle, packet, parcel]


2. a wrapped container [syn: parcel]


3. (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand" [syn: software, software system, software package]
[ant: hardware] v : put into a box; "box the gift, please" [syn: box]
[ant: unbox]




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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
(synonym) bundle, packet, parcel
(hypernym) collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
(hyponym) wisp
(derivation) box
2. a wrapped container
(synonym) parcel
(hypernym) container
(hyponym) bundle, sheaf
(derivation) box
3. (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
(synonym) software, software system, software package
(hypernym) code, computer code
(hyponym) alpha software
(classification) computer science, computing

Verb
1. put into a box; "box the gift, please"
(synonym) box
(hypernym) encase, incase, case
(derivation) parcel
Package Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
MONASH Marketing Dictionary
the wrapping, packet, carton, bottle, box, etc, used for containment, protection or promotion of a product. See Packaging.
2004 (c) Copyright & Reprint Courtesy of the Dept. of Marketing, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University; edited by Mr. Don Bradmore.
Cotton Textile Industry Glossary of Terms
A general term for any wound arrangement of YARN, such as a CHEESE or CONE.
Package Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
AJA_Glossary of Wireless, RF and Microwave Terms
The container for a circuit and/or component(s) with terminals to provide electric access to the inside of the container. In addition, the container could provide hermetic and environmental protection for, and a particular form factor to, the assembly of electronic components.
Package Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
JDK Doc(JAVA)
- class java.lang..Package 
public class Package extends Object 
Tree:java.lang.Object - java.lang.Package
Package objects contain version information about the implementation and specification of a Java package. This versioning information is retrieved and made available by the classloader that loaded the class(es). Typically, it is stored in the manifest that is distributed with the classes.
Noman's Java(TM) Glossary
A package in Java is an encapsulation mechanism that can be used to group related classes, interfaces and subpackages. Packages are declared with the package keyword.
Integrated Circuit Terminology
a protective container for electronic components with terminals to provide electrical and or optical access.
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Package Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Package may refer to:
  • Packaging and labeling, the science, art, and technology of enclosing or protecting products for distribution, storage, sale, and use
  • Package testing, the measurement of a characteristic or property involved with packaging, including packaging materials, packaging components, primary packages, shipping containers, unit loads, and associated processes
  • Mail item larger than a letter
  • Chip package or chip carrier, in electronics, the material added around a component or integrated circuit to allow it to be handled without damage and incorporated into a circuit
  • Electronic packaging, an area of study in electrical engineering regarding the enclosures and protective feature of an electronic device
  • Automotive package, in automobile production and marketing, a group of related features sold as a bundle
  • Package holiday, in tourism, a holiday or package tour which consists of transport and accommodation advertised and sold together by a vendor
  • Term often used for burying a dead body (often illegally)

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.package is a file extension used by:
  • DBPF (file format), a file format used by Electronic Arts for data for computer games
  • Autopackage, a package management system for installing software on Linux systems

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Package Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Basic Guide to ASL
The open hands, palms facing and fingers pointing out, are dropped an inch or two simultaneously. They then shift their relative position so that both palms face the body, with one hand in front of the other. In this new position they again drop an inch or two simultaneously.