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English definition of “packet”

packet

noun [C]  /ˈpæk·ɪt/ us  
a small package or envelope, or a collection of things in it: a packet of stamps A packet is also a piece of information that is exchanged between computers or over the Internet: The device converts speech into digital packets that scatter and reassemble at their destination.
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