meatpacking(redirected from meatpackings)
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The business or activity of slaughtering animals and preparing the meat for sale.
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(Commerce) US the wholesale meat trade
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|Noun||1.||meatpacking - wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)|
packaging - the business of packing; "his business is packaging for transport"
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