Packing meaning

păk'ĭng
The act or process of a person or thing that packs.
  • The large-scale, esp. commercial, processing and packaging of meats, fruits, or vegetables.
  • The filling of a wound or cavity with gauze, etc. to permit drainage and prevent closure.
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The insertion of gauze or other material into a body cavity or wound for therapeutic purposes.
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The act or process of one that packs.
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Any material used to pack, as excelsior, cardboard, etc. used in packages to cushion and brace the contents, a substance put around valves to make them watertight, etc.
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The material so used; a pack.
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The action of the verb.
  • The action of putting things together, especially of putting clothes into a suitcase for a journey.
  • (sciences, mathematics) The spatial arrangement of objects, items or constituent parts.
  • The gathering of birds, animals etc. into a pack.
  • (rugby) The forming of players into a scrum.
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As a concrete noun.
  • Material used to fill in the space around something, especially to make a piston etc. watertight or airtight.
  • Material used to wrap a product for sale etc.; packaging.
  • A fee charged to cover the costs of packaging.
  • Special material used to fill containers or vessels for certain chemically related applications.

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The processing and packaging of manufactured products, especially food products.
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A material used to prevent leakage or seepage, as around a pipe joint.
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Present participle of pack.
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Origin of packing

  • From pack (partly from the verb, partly from the noun) + -ing.
    From Wiktionary