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Packaging and describing packaging

blister pack

noun

a container in which something small is sold, consisting of a flat layer and a raised cover of plastic that protects the product.

bottled

adjective

sold in a bottle

boxed

adjective

sold in a box

bubble wrap

noun

a sheet of plastic containing bubbles of air that is used for protecting things while they are being moved or sent by post

carton

noun

a container for goods, made of cardboard

case

noun

a container for holding a large number of separate things, especially bottles, or the things in the container

cover

noun

the paper or card on the front of a record or CD

inlay

noun

a piece of printed paper or card inside the case of a CD or DVD, giving information about it

jacket

noun

a cover for a record

matchbook

noun

a small piece of folded card that contains paper matches

matchbox

noun

a small box that contains matches

pack

verb

to put a material around something inside a container so that it does not break when it is moved or sent somewhere

package

noun

an object or set of objects wrapped in a box or in paper and sent or given to someone

package

noun

a packet of food that has been weighed ready to be sold

packaged

adjective

sold in a packet

packaging

noun

the boxes, bottles, plastic etc used for wrapping products so that they can be sold

packet

noun

a small parcel or envelope containing a set of similar things

packet

noun

a box, bag, or plastic wrapping containing food that has been weighed ready to be sold, or the food that this contains. The American word is package

packet

noun

a paper or plastic bag containing potato crisps, or the crisps that a bag contains.

pillbox

noun

a small container in which to keep pills

pkg.

abbreviation

package

pkt

abbreviation

packet

prepackaged

adjective

prepackaged products are already wrapped or in a box when you buy them

sachet

noun

a small flat paper or plastic bag that contains a small amount of something, especially a powder or a liquid

shoebox

noun

a box that shoes are sold in

shrink-wrapped

adjective

wrapped very tightly in thin clear plastic

six-pack

noun

six bottles or cans (=metal containers) of a drink that are sold together

tube

noun

a long narrow plastic or metal container with a lid at one end that you squeeze in order to push out the soft substance inside

wadding

noun

thick soft material used for protecting things

wrap

noun

plastic or paper that you use for covering something

wrapper

noun

a piece of paper, plastic etc that is wrapped around something that you buy

wrapping

noun

the paper, plastic etc that is wrapped around something

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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