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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


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.


Broader (hypernym)carry

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