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PACKAGED GOOD

Any consumer item that is properly packaged. This might include food, groceries, etc. All packaged goods have a range of different prices, are commonly used and are available easily throughout any retail store.

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PACKAGING

Packaging might refer to: i) Various processes such as the cleansing, processing and packing of a certain item which is to be transported, or sold. It might also be used for promotional purposes if the packaging is done in such a manner or ii) The inclusion of several different services in to a singular offer. A synonym for this can be 'bundling'.

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PACKED PARCELS

The name for a consignment of goods, consisting of one large parcel made up of several small ones, (each bearing a different address,) collected from different persons by the immediate consignor, (a carrier,) who unites them into one for his own profit, at the expense of the railway by which they are sent, since the railway company would have been paid more for the carriage of the parcels singly than together. Wharton.

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PACKET

It is a term that is used for a little piece of data that is sent over a network. Might be a LAN, WAN or MAN. 'Packet' data includes several bits of data that controls information and has the right parts in order to arrange it properly and convert it in to its original form at the platform it is received. Packet data does not have a specified size. It varies from network to network. Moreover, packet data might also be referred to as a block, frame or cell.

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PACKET INTERNET GOPHER (PING)

PING, as it is commonly known is a technique that is used to check out the response time of any internet connection. A request is sent to any website and then a timer records the time elapsed till a reply is received. For users, PING is not directly available as per the Internet protocol.

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PACKET SWITCHED

A packet switched is a network based on electronic communications that is commonly responsible for the reception and sending of data. However, in such a network, the data is broken down in to small packets, of a specifid size, which are dispatched through the best possible route for maximum clarity. However, each of the packets might take various different routes, hence the time of arrival might vary at the platform. This will ultimately affect the time taken for reassembly.

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PACKING

Packing is a term that denotes the preparation of a product/ item for shipping or transportation purposes. Various methods might be used for packing, such as proper packaging, cushioning, water proofing, marking, sealing, etc.

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PACKING LIST

A packing list is a catalogue of all the articles that are included in a package that has been shipped from one place to another. A packing list is helpful for confirming the number of items and make sure that nothing has been misplaced.

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PACT

A bargain; compact; agreement. This word Is used in writings on Roman law and on general jurisprudence as tlie English form of the Latin "pactum," (which see.)

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PACTIO

Lat. In the civil law. A bargaining or agreeing of which pactum (the agreement itself) was the result. Calvin. It is used, however, as the synonym of "pactum."

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PACTIONAL

Relating to or generating an agreement; by way of bargain or cove- nant.

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PACTIONS

In international law. Contracts between nations which are to be per- formed by a single act, and of which execution is at an end at once. 1 Bouv. Inst. no. 100. Pactis privatorum jnri publico non derogatur. Private contracts do not derogate from public law. Broom, Max. 693

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PACTUM

Lat. In the civil law. A pact. An agreement or convention without specific name, and without consideration, which, however, might, in its nature, produce a civil obligation. Heinecc. Elem. lib. 3, tit. 14,

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PADDER

A robber; a foot highwayman ; a foot-pad.

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PADDOCK

A small inclosure for deer or other animals.

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PAGA

In Spanish law. Payment. Las Partldas, pt. 5, tit. 14, L 1. Payamcnto, sat- isfaction.

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PAGARCHUS

A petty magistrate of a payus or little district in the country. PAGODA. A gold or silver coin, of several kinds and values, formerly current in India. It was valued, at the United States custom-house, at $1.94.

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PAGE DESCRIPTION LANGUAGE (PDL)

PDL is a job specific programming language that is used to convert the output of an application program in to signals, or codes which can be understood by a printer or a graph plotter. These translations are used to handle the graphics, pictures and the text and reproduce them on the page.

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PAGE LAYOUT

The layout of a page determines the text, pictures as well as the various other aspects and positions on which they will be printed on the page.

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PAGE LAYOUT PROGRAM

A page layout program is a program that is designed to create and carefully assemble the parts of a graphical picture, or text on to a page and then 'preview' them on the computer screen, exactly as they would appear on the page. Virtuall all aspects can be edited, such as the line spacing, font, etc. Exxamples include Adobe Page Maker.

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