packable

[pak-uh-buhl]
adjective
suitable for packing, especially for travel: readily packable clothes.

Origin:
1875–80; pack1 + -able

packability, noun
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pack1 (pæk)
 
n
1.  a.  a bundle or load, esp one carried on the back
 b.  (as modifier): a pack animal
2.  a collected amount of anything
3.  a complete set of similar things, esp a set of 52 playing cards
4.  a group of animals of the same kind, esp hunting animals: a pack of hounds
5.  any group or band that associates together, esp for criminal purposes
6.  rugby the forwards of a team or both teams collectively, as in a scrum or in rucking
7.  the basic organizational unit of Cub Scouts and Brownie Guides
8.  a.  a small package, carton, or container, used to retail commodities, esp foodstuffs, cigarettes, etc
 b.  (in combination): pack-sealed
9.  (US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): packet a small or medium-sized container of cardboard, paper, etc, often together with its contents
10.  short for pack ice
11.  the quantity of something, such as food, packaged for preservation
12.  med
 a.  a sheet or blanket, either damp or dry, for wrapping about the body, esp for its soothing effect
 b.  a material such as cotton or gauze for temporarily filling a bodily cavity, esp to control bleeding
13.  backpack short for rucksack
14.  mining a roof support, esp one made of rubble
15.  short for face pack
16.  a parachute folded and ready for use
17.  computing another name for deck
18.  informal (Austral), (NZ) go to the pack to fall into a lower state or condition
 
vb (when passive, often foll by out) (often foll by off or away) (often foll by down)
19.  to place or arrange (articles) in (a container), such as clothes in a suitcase
20.  (tr) to roll up into a bundle
21.  to press tightly together; cram: the audience packed into the foyer; the hall was packed out
22.  (tr; foll by in or into) to fit (many things, experiences, etc) into a limited space or time: she packed a lot of theatre visits into her holiday
23.  to form (snow, ice, etc) into a hard compact mass or (of snow, ice, etc) to become compacted
24.  (tr) to press in or cover tightly: to pack a hole with cement
25.  (tr) to load (a horse, donkey, etc) with a burden
26.  to send away or go away, esp hastily
27.  (tr) to seal (a joint) by inserting a layer of compressible material between the faces
28.  (tr) to fill (a bearing or gland) with grease to lubricate it
29.  (tr) to separate (two adjoining components) so that they have a predetermined gap between them, by introducing shims, washers, plates, etc
30.  (tr) med to treat with a pack
31.  slang (tr) to be capable of inflicting (a blow): he packs a mean punch
32.  informal (US) (tr) to carry or wear habitually: he packs a gun
33.  rugby to form a scrum
34.  (US), (Canadian), (NZ) (tr; often foll by into, to, etc) to carry (goods), esp on the back: will you pack your camping equipment into the mountains?
35.  informal pack one's bags to get ready to leave
36.  informal send packing to dismiss peremptorily
 
[C13: related to Middle Low German pak, of obscure origin]
 
'packable1
 
adj

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These characteristics shall provide the wearer with a lightweight, comfortable and packable garment.
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