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vacuum-packed packed in a container from which as much of the air as possible has been removed before sealing.
vacuum tube an electron tube, formerly used in radio and electronics, from which the air has been evacuated, enabling electrons to move freely within the vacuum.
vade mecum (Latin) a resource that a person carries around constantly, such as a guidebook, manual, or map.
Vaduz the capital of Liechtenstein.
vagabond having no permanent home; wandering from place to place; nomadic. [6 definitions]
vagabondage the state or condition of being a vagabond or vagrant.
vagary an erratic, unpredictable, or extravagant occurrence, action, or idea; whim.
vagina in most female mammals, the passage leading from the uterus to the external genital opening; birth canal. [3 definitions]
vaginal of or relating to the vagina.
vaginate having a vagina or sheath. [2 definitions]
vaginismus a painful spasm or muscle contraction of the vagina.
vaginitis inflammation of the vagina.
vagotomy the surgical cutting of the vagus nerve, done to reduce the secretion of acid in the stomach, esp. to relieve a peptic ulcer.
vagrancy the condition of being a vagrant, or a vagrant's conduct and way of living. [3 definitions]
vagrant one who lacks a permanent home and wanders from place to place; nomad; tramp. [5 definitions]
vague inexact, unclear, or indistinct in form or character. [3 definitions]
vagus either one of the tenth and longest pair of cranial nerves that innervate the ear, larynx, pharynx, esophagus, heart, lungs, and most abdominal organs.
vain not leading to a desirable or lasting effect; futile; fruitless. [4 definitions]
vainglorious excessively proud or vain; filled with vainglory. [2 definitions]
vainglory excessive pride in one's own appearance, abilities, or achievements; vanity. [2 definitions]
Vaishnava in Hinduism, a sect that is devoted to Vishnu, or a member of this sect.