What is Pachysomia?
Pachysomia definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a group of things wrapped or tied together for easy handling or carrying; a bundle, especially one to be carried on the back of an animal or a person: a mule pack; a hiker’s pack.
a definite quantity or standard measure of something wrapped up or otherwise assembled for merchandising (sometimes used in combination): a pack of cigarettes; a six-pack of beer.
the quantity of something that is packaged, canned, or the like, at one time, in one season, etc.: last year’s salmon pack.
a group of people or things: a pack of fools; a pack of lies.
a group of certain animals of the same kind, especially predatory ones: a pack of wolves.
Hunting. a number of hounds, especially foxhounds and beagles, regularly used together in a hunt.
a complete set of playing cards, usually 52 in number; deck.
a considerable area of pieces of floating ice driven or packed together.
Metalworking. a pile of metal sheets for hot-rolling together.
Medicine/Medical. a wrapping of the body in wet or dry clothes for therapeutic purposes. the cloths so used.Obsolete. the state of being so wrapped.
Mining. Also called pack wall. a rubble wall for supporting a roof. any of various other roof supports of timber, timber and rubble, or rubble and wire mesh.
a cosmetic material, usually of a pastelike consistency, applied either to the face or to the hair and scalp: a mud pack; a beauty pack; a henna pack.
Obsolete. a plot; conspiracy.
Obsolete. a low or worthless person.
verb (used with object)
to make into a pack or bundle.
to form into a group or compact mass.
to fill with anything compactly arranged: to pack a trunk.
to put into or arrange compactly in a trunk, valise, etc., as for traveling or storage: I packed a two-week supply of clothes for the trip.
to press or crowd together within; cram: The crowd packed the gallery.
to prepare for marketing by putting into containers or packages: to pack fruit for shipping.
to make airtight, vaportight, or watertight by stuffing: to pack the piston of a steam engine.
to cover or envelop with something pressed closely around.
to load, as with packs: We packed the mules and then set off for the lake.
to carry or wear, especially as part of one’s usual equipment: to pack a gun.
Informal. to deliver (a powerful blow, strong message, etc.): He packs a better punch than any heavyweight in years. His speech packed a powerful plea for peace.
to treat with a therapeutic pack.
verb (used without object)
to pack goods in compact form, as for transportation or storage (often followed by up).
to place clothes and personal items in a suitcase, trunk, etc., preparatory to traveling.
to be capable of or suitable for compact storage or packing for transportation: articles that pack well.
to crowd together, as persons: The audience packed into the auditorium.
to become compacted: Wet snow packs readily.
to collect into a group: The grouse began to pack.
transporting, or used in transporting, a pack or load: pack animals.
compressed into a pack; packed.
used in or adapted for packing: pack equipment.
Chiefly Scot. (of animals) tame.
pack in/up, to relinquish or give up; quit: One failure was no reason to pack the whole experiment in. After thirty years of touring, the violinist packed his career up and retired.
pack off/away, to dispatch: We packed the kids off to camp for the summer. to leave hastily.
SEE MORE DEFINITIONSSEE FEWER DEFINITIONS??