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Definition of packing noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the act of putting your possessions, clothes, etc. into bags or boxes in order to take or send them somewhere Have you finished your packing?
  2. 2(also packing material) material used for wrapping around delicate objects in order to protect them, especially before sending them somewhere
  3. 3the act or process of putting things such as food or commercial goods into containers so they can be sold a meat packing plant the handling, packing, and shipping of products
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: packing