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1    a small or medium-sized container of cardboard, paper, etc., often together with its contents  
a packet of biscuits        (Usual U.S. and Canadian word)    package, pack  
2    a small package; parcel  
3      (Also called)    packet boat   a boat that transports mail, passengers, goods, etc., on a fixed short route  
4    Slang   a large sum of money  
to cost a packet     
5      (Computing)   a unit into which a larger piece of data is broken down for more efficient transmission  
   See also       packet switching  
6    tr   to wrap up in a packet or as a packet  
     (C16: from Old French pacquet, from pacquer to pack, from Old Dutch pak a pack)  

packet switching  
      n     (Computing)   the concentration of data into units that are allocated an address prior to transmission  
red packet  
      n     (in Hong Kong, Malaysia, etc.)  
1    a sum of money folded inside red paper and given at the Chinese New Year to unmarried younger relatives  
2    such a gift given at Chinese weddings by the parents to the bride and groom and by the bride and groom to unmarried younger relatives  
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1    bag, carton, container, package, parcel, poke     (dialect)   wrapper, wrapping  
2      (slang)   a bob or two     (Brit. informal)   an arm and a leg     (informal)   big bucks     (informal, chiefly U.S.)   big money, bomb     (Brit. slang)   bundle     (slang)   fortune, king's ransom     (informal)   lot(s), megabucks     (U.S. & Canad. slang)   mint, pile     (informal)   pot(s)     (informal)   pretty penny     (informal)   tidy sum     (informal)   wad     (U.S. & Canad. slang)  

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