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English noun: packing

1. packing (substance) any material used especially to protect something


Synonymspacking material, wadding


Broader (hypernym)material, stuff


Narrower (hyponym)cardboard, composition board, excelsior, wood shavings

2. packing (act) the enclosure of something in a package or box


Synonymsboxing


Broader (hypernym)enclosing, enclosure, envelopment, inclosure


Narrower (hyponym)bundling

3. packing (act) carrying something in a pack on the back


SamplesThe backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts.


Synonymsbackpacking


Broader (hypernym)carry









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