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ˈpæk ɪŋpack·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. packing material, packing, waddingnoun

    any material used especially to protect something

  2. packing, boxingnoun

    the enclosure of something in a package or box

  3. packing, backpackingnoun

    carrying something in a pack on the back

    "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"

Wiktionary

  1. packingnoun

    The action of the verb.

  2. packingnoun

    As a concrete noun.

  3. Etymology: From pack (partly from the verb, partly from the noun) + -ing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Packing

    of Pack

  2. Packingnoun

    the act or process of one who packs

  3. Packingnoun

    any material used to pack, fill up, or make close

  4. Packingnoun

    a substance or piece used to make a joint impervious

  5. Packingnoun

    a thin layer, or sheet, of yielding or elastic material inserted between the surfaces of a flange joint

  6. Packingnoun

    the substance in a stuffing box, through which a piston rod slides

  7. Packingnoun

    a yielding ring, as of metal, which surrounds a piston and maintains a tight fit, as inside a cylinder, etc

  8. Packingnoun

    same as Filling

  9. Packingnoun

    a trick; collusion

Freebase

  1. Packing

    Packing is the process and/or the materials used in filling both service penetrations and building joints with backer materials as approved components within a firestop. ⁕ Ceramic fibre used as packing to support firestop silicone caulking. ⁕ "Canned" service penetration about to be firestopped. ⁕ Packing being installed. ⁕ Firestop caulking being applied. ⁕ Firestop has been tagged to identify certification information, thus enabling proper maintenance.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. packing

    Is the act of making up and adjusting the load of a pack-animal. It may be considered one of the arts.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of packing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of packing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of packing in a Sentence

  1. Kamala Harris:

    I would not get into court packing, we add three justices ; next time around, we lose control, they add three justices. We begin to lose any credibility Supreme Court has at all.

  2. Anna Galland:

    You will see the impact of the resistance in one of two ways: either this bill will fail, or voters will send many of the Republicans who voted for this bill packing in 2018.

  3. Modoc National Forest:

    This allows trainers who are willing to train large quantities of horses a business opportunity. Several trainers have already stepped up committing to some of these horses, horses can also be sold to sanctuaries, become ranch stock horses, packing horses, or to buyers that may send them to slaughter.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Curiously, the same radicals who want to turn Democrats into the party of court-packing also badly wanted Judge Jackson for this vacancy. It’s a matter of record that this nominee was the anointed favorite of these fringe groups.

  5. Kerry Coyne:

    We have watched the coffee category expand and adapt as Millennials converted to coffee drinkers, attracted by the smoother flavor and artisanal characteristics and third - and fourth-wave coffee, we knew our culinary team could deliver that same premium, hand-crafted sensory experience with the bellowed category hero of espresso in our best-in-class, fresh-baked bagel. The caffeine in the bagel is sourced from both espresso and coffee-cherry flour. Einstein’s exact recipe is proprietary but in addition to packing a caffeinated punch, the new bagel also has 13 grams of protein, derived from cocoa. We ’d all love a little extra energy in the morning, but do the enhancned bagels actually taste any good ? The product left tasters divided in a pretty even split. The product itself resembles a dark brown pumpernickel bagel and, upon the first few nibbles, tastes like a chewy plain bagel with a slightly sweet taste. After a few more bites, however, the bitterness from the espresso really kicks in.

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    • A. schlockmeister
    • B. hypostatization
    • C. collation
    • D. scalawag

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