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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
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.”
Relating to or generating an agreement; by way of bargain or cove- nant.
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
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,
A robber; a foot highwayman ; a foot-pad.
A small inclosure for deer or other animals.
In Spanish law. Payment. Las Partldas, pt. 5, tit. 14, L 1. Payamcnto, sat- isfaction.
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.
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.
A page proof is a final sample of the page which is shown on the computer screen, providing proof of the final document. It is helpful because it allows the user to make corrections before the final page is printed.
A pager is a small electronic device that was used for relaying small messages from one pager to another. Communication is generally one way. However, with the advent of mobile phones, pagers have significantly declined in popularity.
Pages per minute, or PPM, is a rate at which a printer can print out standard A4 sized pages in a minute. The rate is provided usually on the printer’s specification, and is calculated usually once the printer has warmed up and has been thoroughly configured.