Definition of packaging
1 : an act or instance of packaging something or someone: such asa : the enclosing of something in a container or covering … damage caused by static charge during packaging, storing, and shipping. — Chemical & Engineering Newsb : the presentation of something or someone to the public in a way that is designed to be attractive or appealing This is public relations: the packaging of ideas, the execution of them, and the media coverage surrounding them. — Robert Z. Chew
2 : material used to enclose or contain something … the flashy packaging popularized by mass merchants. — Jan Stafford; also : a covering wrapper or container : 1package 3 the manufacture of food packagings
Origin and Etymology of packaging
from gerund of 2package
First Known Use: circa 1875See Words from the same year
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