meatpacking

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meat·pack·ing

 (mēt′păk′ĭng)
n.
The business or activity of slaughtering animals and preparing the meat for sale.

meat′pack·er n.
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meatpacking

(ˈmiːtpækɪŋ)
n
(Commerce) US the wholesale meat trade
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Noun1.meatpacking - wholesale packaging of meat for future sale (including slaughtering and processing and distribution to retailers)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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