[vak-yoom-pakt, -yoo-uhm-, -yuhm-]
packed and sealed in a container, as a can or jar, with as much air as possible evacuated before sealing, chiefly to preserve freshness.

1925–30 Unabridged


[vak-yoom-pak, -yoo-uhm-, -yuhm-]
verb (used with object)
to pack (food) in a vacuum-packed container. Unabridged
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packed in an airtight container or packet under low pressure in order to maintain freshness, prevent corrosion, etc

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Example sentences
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.
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