a : the action or process of packing something; also : a method of packing
b : the processing of food and especially meat for future sale
: material (as a covering or stuffing) used to protect packed goods (as for shipping); also : material used for making airtight or watertight <packing for a faucet>
Examples of PACKING
- We finished all our packing yesterday.
- I used some old newspapers for packing.
First Known Use of PACKING
pack·ing noun \ˈpak-iŋ\ (Medical Dictionary)
: the therapeutic application of a pack <hemorrhage…could not be controlled by suture or packing—Journal of the American Medical Association>
: the material used in packing
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