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package

Computing a set of programs designed for a specific type of problem in statistics, production control, etc., making it unnecessary for a separate program to be written for each problem

Package

 

in the textile industry, any of various forms (bobbins, spools, pirns, tubes) on which thread or yarn is wound for processing or handling.

package

[pak·ij]
(computer science)
A program that is written for a general and widely used application in such a way that its usefulness is not impaired by the problems of data or organization of a particular user.
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A basic three-night package includes such things as round-trip air fare from Los Angeles, three nights' accommodations, transfers to and from the airport and the Olympic transportation system, two meals daily and tickets for up to five events.
In an interesting side note, the Nabisco court stated that the IRS, in arguing that the package design costs must be capitalized, did not separately argue for capitalizing design costs relating to the package's construction (as opposed to its graphics).
Second, we communicated to key audiences with sound, comprehensible technical and arguments about the environmental profile of the aseptic package and its recyclability.
When they locate a suspicious package, the investigation begins.
These software packages help foundry engineers reduce or eliminate the need for trial-and-error prototyping.
A walk up the toiletry aisle of Tengelmann, a German grocery store, reveals some packages that are unfamiliar to most Americans.
The package includes round-trip air fare on Delta to Miami and on Cayman Airways from Miami to the Cayman Islands: it also includes accommodations, ground transfers, Cayman Airways baggage security surcharge, plus bonus features, such as coupon discounts on selected activities.
90-63 establishes procedures for the adoption of alternative methods of amortizing package design costs.
Heavenly at Lake Tahoe offers a three-night, two-day package that includes hotel and ski lift tickets or horseback riding for $159 per person, double occupancy, midweek.
Being lightweight, flexible plastic packages also help reduce transportation costs while occupying less shelf space, thereby allowing end users to display more products on the same shelf.
SAN DIEGO -- StratEdge, leader in the design and production of semiconductor packages for microwave, millimeter wave, and high speed digital devices, announces the release of its SMX Series surface mount DC to 18 Gigahertz (GHz) packages for test and measurement, VSAT, point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and WiMax applications.