sacking


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sack·ing

 (săk′ĭng)
n.
A coarse, stout woven cloth, such as burlap or gunny, used for making sacks; sackcloth.

sacking

(ˈsækɪŋ)
n
(Textiles) coarse cloth used for making sacks, woven from flax, hemp, jute, etc

sack•ing

(ˈsæk ɪŋ)

n.
stout, coarse woven material of hemp, jute, or the like, chiefly for sacks. Also called sackcloth.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sacking - coarse fabric used for bags or sackssacking - coarse fabric used for bags or sacks
burlap, gunny - coarse jute fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
jute - a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
2.sacking - the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
superannuation - the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
conge, congee - an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
removal - dismissal from office
deactivation, inactivation - breaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
honorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
dishonorable discharge - a discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
Section Eight - a discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable
Translations
قِماش خَشِن للأكياس
pytlovina
sækkelærred
strigi
çulçuval bezi

sacking

1 [ˈsækɪŋ] N
1. (= cloth) → arpillera f
2. (= dismissal) → despido m

sacking

2 [ˈsækɪŋ] N (Mil) (= plundering) → saqueo m

sacking

[ˈsækɪŋ] n
(= material) → toile f à sac
(= dismissal) → renvoi m

sacking

n
(= material)Sackleinen nt
(inf: = dismissal) → Entlassung f

sacking

[ˈsækɪŋ] n
a. (cloth) → tela di sacco
b. (fam) (dismissal) → licenziamento

sack1

(sӕk) noun
a large bag of coarse cloth, strong paper or plastic. The potatoes were put into sacks.
ˈsacking noun
a type of coarse cloth for making sacks.
ˈsackcloth noun
a type of coarse cloth formerly worn as a sign of mourning or of sorrow for sin.
References in classic literature ?
She measured a teacup full, tied it up in a bit of sacking, and presented it ceremoniously to grandmother.
The Trinity Mirror Data Unit has taken a look at every Premier League and Championship sacking over the last five seasons, comparing the form of each club before and after the sackings.
After Jol's sacking, appoint German badass Felix Magath as manager.