Definition of Packer

1. Noun. A workman employed to pack things into containers.

Exact synonyms: Bagger, Boxer
Generic synonyms: Working Man, Working Person, Workingman, Workman
Derivative terms: Bag, Box, Pack



2. Noun. A wholesaler in the meat-packing business.
Exact synonyms: Meat Packer
Generic synonyms: Jobber, Middleman, Wholesaler
Specialized synonyms: Gustavus Franklin Swift, Swift
Derivative terms: Pack

3. Noun. A hiker who wears a backpack.
Exact synonyms: Backpacker
Generic synonyms: Hiker, Tramp, Tramper
Derivative terms: Backpack, Pack

Definition of Packer

1. n. A person whose business is to pack things; especially, one who packs food for preservation; as, a pork packer.

2. n. A ring of packing or a special device to render gas-tight and water-tight the space between the tubing and bore of an oil well.

Definition of Packer

1. Noun. A person who plays football for the Green Bay Packers professional football team ¹

2. Noun. A person whose business is to pack things; especially, one who packs food for preservation; as, a pork packer or a household goods packer. ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A software program that compresses code or data. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Packer

1. one that packs [n -S] - See also: packs

Medical Definition of Packer

1. 1. An instrument for tamponing. Synonym: plugger. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Packer

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packer (current term)
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Literary usage of Packer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1906)
"107-119), Penny- packer, H., Dec. 14, '05. (207) $40.00. Oct. 14, 1749 to Aug. 6, 1750 (title and pp. 123-125), Penny- packer, H., Dec. ..."

2. Lives of the Governors of Pennsylvania: With the Incidental History of the by William Crawford Armor (1872)
"WILLIAM FISHER packer, the second son of James and Charity packer, ... His father, James packer, born in 1773, was a native of Chester County, ..."

3. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1885)
"ASA packer AND THE LEHIGH UNIVERSITY That quaint old Moravian Borough of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, that boasts of having extended its hospitality to ..."

4. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1885)
"ILLUSTRATIONS : Portrait of Charles O'Conor—House and Library of Charles O'Conor in Nan- tucket. . Asa packer and the Lehigh University. DAVIS BRODHEAD. ..."

5. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1899)
"Mrs. packer inherited much of her father's mental ability and earnest and ... It was during her father's professorship at Shurtleff that she met Mr. packer, ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United by Samuel Blatchford (1888)
"The packer. his " claim," it is clear that the claim includes the ... WALLACE, J. On the 8th day of February, 1883, the tug packer undertook to tow the ..."

7. A Handbook of the Petroleum Industry by David Talbot Day (1922)
"Should water from a high level break in near the oil sand this packer .ir a ... Another similar packer is run on the same string of casing and set just ..."

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