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vacuum-packed

[vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m-] /ˈvæk yumˌpækt, -yu əm-, -yəm-/
adjective
1.
packed and sealed in a container, as a can or jar, with as much air as possible evacuated before sealing, chiefly to preserve freshness.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30

vacuum-pack

[vak-yoom-pak, -yoo-uh m-, -yuh m-] /ˈvæk yumˌpæk, -yu əm-, -yəm-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to pack (food) in a vacuum-packed container.
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Examples from the web for vacuum-packed
  • Some cans make a hissing sound when opened because they are vacuum-packed and the noise is a result of air pressure.
  • Some meat and poultry products are vacuum-packed to prolong the storage times.
  • Improperly canned foods, garlic in oil, vacuum-packed and tightly wrapped food.
British Dictionary definitions for vacuum-packed

vacuum-packed

adjective
1.
packed in an airtight container or packet under low pressure in order to maintain freshness, prevent corrosion, etc
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