Meaning of PACKING in English

PACKING

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈpa-kiŋ ]

noun

Date: 14th century

1.

a. : the action or process of packing something ; also : a method of packing

b. : the processing of food and especially meat for future sale

2. : material (as a covering or stuffing) used to protect packed goods (as for shipping) ; also : material used for making airtight or watertight

packing for a faucet

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