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pack someone or something together

to press or squeeze people or things together. The ushers packed the people together as much as they dared. They packed together all the people standing in the room. They packed the cups together too tightly and some broke.
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Rombouts marketing manager Martin Hawkes said: "The launch of the soft pack range gave consumers all the essential information they needed in a clear format on the face of the pack together with clear Rombouts branding to provide the assurance of heritage and quality.
We took the approach of designing a molecule that has a shape that won't pack together with other, identical molecules very well, but will change into a more stackable shape on exposure to nitric oxide," McNeil said.
The researchers placed the liquid crystals in water, which caused the water-loving ends to pack together and form nanometer-scale pores.
What bound the Pack together was their arrogant delinquency which showed itself through their hellraising behaviour.
Messy packing Physicists found that, in high dimensions, disorderly spheres pack together more densely than orderly arranged spheres do (170: 244 *).
If they can keep that pack together, there is no reason why they shouldn't win every game from now on.
For example, Paul Gailiunas, an artist in Newcastle, England, encouraged Erdely to look for additional spidron-based polyhedral forms that can pack together to fill space.
If we can keep this pack together, and with the other opportunities coming from the bench, we have got depth coming from the forwards," said Straeuli in the aftermath of a game that saw South Africa score eight tries and their exciting fly-half prospect Derick Hougaard amass 21 points.
High-density disks are the ones most likely to pack together lots of material rapidly into large, Jupiter-size planets, says Strom.
When a solid is squeezed under high pressure, its constituent atoms or molecules pack together tightly and have less room to move about.
Rather than forming into neatly organized lattices, the atoms in these mixtures are expected to pack together in a dense but randomly ordered arrangement--a glass.
It enhances our understanding of one of the outstanding questions in science"--namely, how densely various types of objects can pack together.
Because perpendicular bits pack together more tightly than do longitudinal bits of the same size, this technique should produce denser storage without sacrificing thermal stability, says Kryder.
When the bristle molecules assemble themselves onto a gold surface, they usually pack together so tightly that they can't bend over.
In Earth's core, iron atoms pack together and make crystals in the shape of hexagonal prisms, says Gerd Steinle-Neumann, a geophysicist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.