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English

Etymology

Either from Middle French pacquet, or formed independently from pack + -et.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
packet

Plural
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  1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters, a packet of crisps, a packet of biscuits.
  2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat. Packet boat, ship, vessel.
  3. (networking) A small fragment of data as transmitted on some types of network, notably Ethernet networks.

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Verb

Infinitive
to packet

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to packet (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To make up into a packet or bundle.
  2. (transitive) To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
  3. (intransitive) To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.

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German

Verb

packet

  1. Imperative plural of packen. Short form: packt

Swedish

Noun

packet

  1. see pack

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