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pack·ing

 (păk′ĭng)
n.
1. The act or process of one that packs.
2. The processing and packaging of manufactured products, especially food products.
3. A material used to prevent leakage or seepage, as around a pipe joint.
4.
a. The insertion of gauze or other material into a body cavity or wound for therapeutic purposes.
b. The material so used; a pack.

packing

(ˈpækɪŋ)
n
1.
a. material used to cushion packed goods
b. (as modifier): a packing needle.
2. (Commerce) the packaging of foodstuffs
3. (Medicine) med
a. the application of a medical pack
b. gauze or other absorbent material for packing a wound
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing sheets of material, esp paper, used to cover the platen or impression cylinder of a letterpress machine
5. (Mechanical Engineering) any substance or material used to make watertight or gastight joints, esp in a stuffing box
6. (Mechanical Engineering) engineering pieces of material of various thicknesses used to adjust the position of a component or machine before it is secured in its correct position or alignment

pack•ing

(ˈpæk ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or work of a person or thing that packs.
2. the preparation and packaging of foodstuffs, esp. to be sold at wholesale.
3. the way in which something is packed.
4. material used to cushion or protect goods packed in a container.
5. material compressed inside a stuffing box or the like to prevent leakage.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.packing - any material used especially to protect somethingpacking - any material used especially to protect something
material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
cardboard, composition board - a stiff moderately thick paper
excelsior, wood shavings - thin curly wood shavings used for packing or stuffing
2.packing - the enclosure of something in a package or boxpacking - the enclosure of something in a package or box
enclosing, envelopment, inclosure, enclosure - the act of enclosing something inside something else
bundling - the act of binding something into a bundle
3.packing - carrying something in a pack on the backpacking - carrying something in a pack on the back; "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"
carry - the act of carrying something
Translations
حَزْم، رَزْمغِلاف، تَغْليف
baleníobal
indpakningpakning
becsomagolásgöngyöleg
pökkunumbúîir, pakkning
balenie
pakiranje
ambalaj malzemesibavul hazırlama

packing

[ˈpækɪŋ]
A. N
1. (Comm) (= product wrapping, act of packing) → embalaje m
see also postage
2. [of suitcase] to do one's packinghacer la(s) maleta(s)
B. CPD packing case Ncajón m de embalaje
packing density N (Comput) → densidad f de compacidad
packing department N (for mail, transport) → departamento m de embalaje
packing house Nenvasadora f
packing list N lista de lo que se va a meter o ya se ha metido en la maleta
packing plant Nenvasadora f
packing slip Nhoja f de embalaje

packing

[ˈpækɪŋ] n
(for goods)emballage m
(= preparing luggage) to do one's packing → faire ses bagagespacking box n (mainly US)caisse f d'emballagepacking case ncaisse f d'emballage

packing

n
(= act) (in suitcases) → Packen nt; (in factories etc) → Verpackung f; to do one’s packingpacken
(= material)Verpackung f; (for leak) → Dichtung f

packing

:
packing case
nKiste f
packing house
n (US) → Abpackbetrieb m
packing list
n (Comm) → Packliste f
packing plant
n (US) = packing house

packing

[ˈpækɪŋ] n
a. (of luggage) to do one's packingfare le valigie or i bagagli
b. (material) → (materiale m da) imballaggio

pack

(pӕk) noun
1. things tied up together or put in a container, especially to be carried on one's back. He carried his luggage in a pack on his back.
2. a set of (fifty-two) playing-cards. a pack of cards.
3. a number or group of certain animals. a pack of wolves / a wolf-pack.
4. a packet. a pack of cigarettes.
verb
1. to put (clothes etc) into a bag, suitcase or trunk for a journey. I've packed all I need and I'm ready to go.
2. to come together in large numbers in a small space. They packed into the hall to hear his speech.
ˈpacking noun
1. the act of putting things in bags, cases etc. He has done his packing tonight as he is leaving in the morning.
2. the materials (paper, string etc) used to wrap things for posting etc. He unwrapped the vase and threw away the packing.
ˈpacking-case noun
a (large) wooden box in which goods are packed and sent from place to place.
packed (out)
containing as many people as possible. The theatre/meeting was packed (out).
pack off
to send away, usually quickly and without wasting time. They packed the children off to bed early.
pack up
1. to put into containers in order to take somewhere else. She packed up the contents of her house.
2. to stop working or operating. We'd only gone five miles when the engine packed up.

pack·ing

n. tapón, taponamiento.
acto de llenar una cavidad con gasa o algodón;
envoltura.

packing

n (act) taponamiento; (material) gasa u otro material usado para llenar una cavidad, (once packed) taponamiento, tapón m; nasal — taponamiento nasal
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However, I did not say anything, but started the packing.
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The first key to guard against packing failure is to select the proper packing.
Musin, an independent mathematician based in Los Angeles, has used coding ideas to tackle a problem closely related to sphere packing.
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Three new developments from another maker of high-speed robots represent custom solutions to particular packing needs, but could be of interest to a variety of molders.