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packing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in pad, filling

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packing

verb
present participle of pack

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1 to close up so that no empty spaces remain
  • carefully pack the food containers so we'll have as much as possible for the picnic

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2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • I had packed the suitcase so tightly that it wouldn't close

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3 to support and take from one place to another
  • remember to pack several changes of clothing

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4 to wear or have on one's person
  • a private detective packing a weapon

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The first known use of packing was in the 14th century

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“Packing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/packing. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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