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Parcel appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Parcel truths in a Danish turtle crap.
  • Parcel bare ferret up mock computer-referable crap.
  • "Evil yams parcel truth to be lurid," I rule, "both turtle craps may live".
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun parcel:


Parcel is sometimes a misspelling of partial.

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Definition of the noun parcel

What does parcel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: parcels

  1. a wrapped container
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of parcel: package
    • more generic word: container = any object that can be used to hold things
    • more specific words:
      • bundle / sheaf = a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
      • pack = a convenient package or parcel
      • packet = a small package or bundle
  2. the allotment of some amount by dividing something
  3. an extended area of land
  4. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together

Alternative definition of the noun parcel


  1. A package wrapped for shipment.
  2. A division of land bought and sold as a unit.
  3. [obsolete] A group of birds.
  4. A small amount of food that has been wrapped up, for example a pastry.

Definition of the verb parcel

What does parcel mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: parcelled, parcelling

  1. divide into parts
  2. cover with strips of canvas
    • example: parcel rope
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: cover = provide with a covering or cause to be covered
  3. make into a wrapped container
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: wrap / wrap up = arrange or fold as a cover or protection

Alternative definition of the verb parcel


  1. To wrap something up into the form of a package.
  2. To wrap a strip around the end of a rope.


Parcel is a fictional character from the 1997 film Palkon Ki Chaon Mein.


"Parcel" is a book by David Campton.

  • also known as "Parcel: a play"


  1. Parcel: A parcel is a package bearing the name and address of the recipient in order to be routed through the services of the postal service or by express package delivery service to the recipient.
  2. Parcel: A parcel is an individual consignment of cargo for shipment. Is the unit used in the daily practice for sending and receiving all kinds of cargo. It may have all shapes and sizes. The size can range from an actual mail parcel to 100 boxes of wine, with a top limit, for example, of 4 million barrels cargo of oil large enough to fill a supertanker.

Phrases with Parcel

Phrases starting with the word Parcel:

  1. parcel out
  2. parcel bomb
  3. parcel post
  4. parcel of land

Phrases ending with the word Parcel:

  1. Air parcel
  2. Part and Parcel
  3. Pass the parcel

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Parcel

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Google previewHamilton Wetland Restoration Project (1999)

Environmental Impact Statement

The SLC parcel is a common and widely used reference to the subjegt parcel.

Google previewForest Plans of North America (2015)

by Jacek P. Siry, Pete Bettinger, Krista Merry, Donald L. Grebner, Kevin Boston, Chris Cieszewski

The largest parcel is the Yale-Myers Forest, established in the ...

Google previewNeed for a Multipurpose Cadastre (1980)

by Assembly of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (U.S.). Panel on a Multipurpose Cadastre

A cadastral parcel is an unambiguously defined unit of land within which rights and interests are legally recognized.

Google previewNew Developments in Mining Engineering 2015 (2015)

Theoretical and Practical Solutions of Mineral Resources Mining by Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevska, Genadiy Pivnyak

The main land parcel is a land parcel on which the real property of the main tenant (landholder) is situated. The main tenant is a seller of the property.

Google previewInterpreting Land Records (2014)

by Donald A. Wilson

The shaded parcel is the subject tract and is related to all abutting boundaries and corners. The circled numbers relate to chains of title that document the information shown on the base map. The West Virginia case of CSX Hotels, Inc. v . City of ...

Google previewLocal Government Management Innovation Nested in State Government Levels: Local Service Delivery Contracting and Performance Measurement (2008)

A parcel is a total score across a group of homogeneous items and is usually considered a continuous variable ( Kline, 2005:70). 20 Because the state grades from ASAP are interval level,. 48.

Google previewUrban and Regional Data Management (2011)

UDMS Annual 2011 by Sisi Zlatanova, Hugo Ledoux, Elfriede M. Fendel, Massimo Rumor

A cadastral parcel is a theoretical definition of space. One result of this is that the validation rules of cadastral parcels may have differences from the rules in CAD for physical objects; e.g., touching shell(s) in node or edge, non 2-manifold or ...

Google previewToward a Coordinated Spatial Data Infrastructure for the Nation (1993)

by Mapping Science Committee, Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council

Local governments have extensive requirements for cadastral maps since the ownership parcel is a key entity in many local government functions. Planimetric features such as roads, hydrography, and buildings are also important features; ...

Google preview3D Cadastre in an International Context (2006)

Legal, Organizational, and Technological Aspects by Jantien E. Stoter, Peter van Oosterom

Cadastral registrations throughout the world are based on the principle that a parcel is the basic registration entity for cadastral registration. This principle of cadastral registration follows the juridical definition of ownership of land, which says ...

Google previewMeasurements from Maps (2016)

Principles and Methods of Cartometry by D H Maling

It is convenient to start with two definitions: Parcel A parcel is any enclosed feature, the areas of which is known or required. The word has the cadastral meaning of A piece of land ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

parasynaxis parcel eval Latin form) of paragraph, from Greek para, by the side + graphos, written. In early manuscripts there were no breaks in the writing, but a mark was made-originally, a short horizontal stroke below the beginning of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geography Terms, Themes, and Concepts (2011)

by Reuel R. Hanks, Stephen John Stadler

This decompression decreases the number of molecular collisions in the air parcel and causes a corresponding drop in temperature. Importantly, the temperature drop is the result of the spatial rearrangement of the molecules and not a loss of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Education Economics and Finance (2014)

by Dominic J. Brewer, Lawrence O. Picus

PARCEL. TAX. Schools in the United States receive funds from a variety of sources, including the federal, state, and local levels of government. The primary source of local funding is the ad valorem property tax, which is based on the assessed ...

Google previewA Grammar and Dictionary of Zaiwa (2 Vols.) (2010)

by Anton Lustig

gyeq1 / gyeq5 (parcel) a n. / spec. n. parcel, wrapped up ...

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Small photo of delivery service, mail, people, logistics and shipping concept - happy man with parcel boxesSmall photo of A pile of 4 wrapped up parcels on a white background, with blank labels and green recycled parcel tapeSmall photo of A pile of 2 wrapped up parcels on a white background, with blank labels and green recycled parcel tapeSmall photo of A pile of 3 wrapped up parcels on a white background, with blank labels and green recycled parcel tapeSmall photo of Close Up Of Man Collecting Parcel Delivery Outside DoorSmall photo of A stack of wrapped up parcels on a white background, from above, with blank labels and green recycled parcel tapeSmall photo of Delivery man in blue uniform handing parcel box to recipient - courier service concept More...

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Quotes about Parcel

The only religious way to think of death is as a part and parcel of life to regard it, with the understanding and the emotions, as the inviolable condition of life. (Thomas Mann)
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1C3E1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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