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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.

package

(1) A "software" package is an application. See software package.

(2) A "chip" package is the housing that holds an integrated circuit. See chip package.
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So now, as you look around the classroom, the kitchen, the grocery store or the street, you will know that the talents of graphic artists everywhere helped to make those signs and packages and books and posters come alive to make a difference in your daily life.
The next hurdle to overcome was to determine how the core package was going to be produced and delivered to the mold line.
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89-23, which is stressed in the AOD, stated that package design costs were distinguishable from advertising expenditures, but it did not make an effective case for the reasons therefor.
Both tests beat the control, Clio told Target Marketing, "but the semi-Australian package outpulled the local Australian package.
Like all other parts of your pressure package, you must understand what you want out of the concept, as that can affect the design of the package and the kind of pressure and coverage you want in each situation.
The package is sold primarily through a nationwide network of authorized resellers who offer assistance in setting up and configuring the software.
"I look at the person who walks in the door as a 'package.' And my first perception?
The German legislature then approved a law making whoever places a package into commerce responsible for taking it back.