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packed

(pakt)
In hematology, reduced in volume; concentrated. It describes the red blood cells that remain after the plasma and platelets are removed from a unit of whole blood.
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3 : to crowd into so as to make full : cram <Students packed the auditorium.>
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Chilly air is tightly packed with molecules, meaning it has a high density (amount of mass per volume).