six-pack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n six-pack a carton containing six bottles or cans
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Usage

In literature:

I got to my billet at six; there I flung off my pack, threw down my rifle, and in frenzied haste consulted a railway timetable.
"The Amateur Army" by Patrick MacGill
Six dogs (all that remained of the pack of eighteen) still accompanied them.
"A Man's Woman" by Frank Norris
The six-shooters barked steady streams of fire, doing fearful execution among the packed ranks of the attacking redmen.
"Bert Wilson in the Rockies" by J. W. Duffield
The six little Bunkers followed, the highway being well-packed with hard snow, so that walking was easy.
"Six Little Bunkers at Grandpa Ford's" by Laura Lee Hope
The hall was small, and it was a mystery how six hundred men could be packed into it.
"From the Bottom Up" by Alexander Irvine
If they want three or six bushels then we pack them in barrels.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
We afterwards drove about six miles into the country, through oceans of mud, to see one of the great slaughter and packing-houses.
"First Impressions of the New World" by Isabella Strange Trotter
I saw one once fully six feet in diameter, a dry globe of closely packed twigs.
"A Busy Year at the Old Squire's" by Charles Asbury Stephens
Then spread open the four kings to the company, and put the six cards at the bottom of the pack.
"Endless Amusement" by Unknown
Sometimes, by way of experiment, and to pass away the time while in the dry pack, he went much farther; once to six hundred.
"Forty Years in the Wilderness of Pills and Powders" by William A. Alcott
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In news:

The Science of the Six Pack.
Six-pack of FCS playoff questions.
Keselowski's championship and more – a six pack into the sunset.
Spike Berg slides off the new Comet Express six-pack one sun-splashed afternoon and looks down on Wausau, Wisconsin, from the summit of Granite Peak .
It's a fun guilty pleasure, the type best enjoyed with friends and a few six-packs.
"Joe Six-Pack" and "soccer moms" should unite to fight the tormentors who forced mortgages on us.
To that end, here's a six-pack of potentially profitable ideas for your consideration.
" especially if you only saw the movie 'cause no one would go with your boyfriend — the one thing that's kept in our minds is that opening scene with the six-packed alien "Engineer" who sacrifices himself to begin a new life cycle.
The mix-and-match six-pack you can get in those beer stores north of the border—absolutely brilliant.
In Marshall County you can't buy a six pack of beer.
Rebecca Romijn, 39, Flaunts Sexy Six-Pack Abs in Tiny Bikini.
Phillies Six-Game packs go on sale Monday.
6.6 percent Cost: about $7.50 per six-pack Where: major retailers.
The product is available in 12-ounce bottles, six-packs, 12-packs, and 12-ounce aluminum cans in 12- and 18-packs.
A Six-pack of Money-making Ideas.
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In science:

Also, if v2 = 6, we obtain a maximum generalized packing by taking six of the blocks from the Fano plane.
Generalized packing designs
After six months of test observations on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, using six receivers and four 1-GHz correlators, the instrument was partially disassembled, packed and shipped to Chile where it arrived at the Llano de Cha jnantor on August 28, 1999.
The Cosmic Background Imager
This energy form averages out when summed over the six nearest neighbors of each molecule in a hexagonally packed lattice.
Electrostatic interactions between discrete helices of charge
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