- a small cardboard or paper container and the items contained within it；a set of playing cards.
- fill (a suitcase or bag) with clothes and other items needed for travel；place (something) in a container for transport, storage, or sale
verb: pack, 3rd person present: packs, gerund or present participle: packing, past tense: packed, past participle: packed
noun: pack, plural noun: packs
- 1. a small cardboard or paper container and the items contained within it a pack of cigarettes 同義詞
- ▪ a set of playing cards.
- ▪ a collection of related documents, especially one kept in a folder an information pack
- ▪ a quantity of fish, fruit, or other foods packed or canned in a particular season.
- 2. a group of wild animals, especially wolves, living and hunting together a pack of wolves will encircle an ailing prey 同義詞
- ▪ a group of hounds kept and used for hunting the lead hound gives tongue and the pack takes off, following the line of scent
- ▪ an organized group of Cub Scouts or Brownies.
- ▪ the main body of competitors following the leader or leaders in a race or competition Price broke from the pack to pursue him Japanese cars are ahead of the pack in this category
- ▪ a group of similar things or people, especially one regarded as unpleasant the reports were a pack of lies this unsavoury pack of rogues
- ▪ a team's forwards considered as a group I had doubts about Swansea's pack at the beginning of the season
- 3. a rucksack we picked up our packs and trudged off 同義詞
- 4. an expanse of large pieces of floating ice driven together into a nearly continuous mass, as occurs in polar seas.
- 5. a hot or cold pad of absorbent material, especially as used for treating an injury.
- ▪ short for face pack
- 1. fill (a suitcase or bag) with clothes and other items needed for travel I packed a bag and left she had packed and checked out of the hotel 同義詞
- ▪ place (something) in a container for transport, storage, or sale Elizabeth packed a sandwich in a bum bag to snack on 同義詞
- ▪ be capable of being folded up for transport or storage a pneumatic igloo tent that packs away compactly
- ▪ store (something perishable) in a specified substance in order to preserve it the organs were packed in ice
- 2. cram a large number of things into it was a large room, packed with beds jammed side by side
- ▪ (of a large number of people) crowd into and fill (a room, building, or place) students recently packed a hall to hear the poet
- ▪ cover, surround, or fill (something) if you have a nosebleed, try packing the nostrils with cotton wool 同義詞
- 3. informal carry (a gun) he packs a gun and keeps it at the ready