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pa king

  • n  any material used especially to protect something
  • n  the enclosure of something in a package or box
  • n  carrying something in a pack on the back
    the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts
  • v  arrange in a container
  • v  fill to capacity
  • v  compress into a wad
  • v  carry, as on one's back
  • v  set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
  • v  have with oneself; have on one's person
  • v  press tightly together or cram
  • v  hike with a backpack
    Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies
  • v  press down tightly
  • v  seal with packing
  • v  have the property of being packable or of compacting easily
  • v  load with a pack
  • v  treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood

  • After much toil and tribulation, the packing industry has at length arrived at the haven of prosperity.
  • The square mile of stockyards and packing plants on Chicago's South Side long gave the city a distinctive aroma, inspired poets and reformers.
  • Americans are eating more meat than ever before, and the $14 billion meat-packing industry is patting its tummy with satisfaction.
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  • Barack Obama in Times of India
    Hillary Clinton is out there like she's out in a duck blind every Sunday, she is packing a six shooter - come on she knows better,Obama said in Steelton, Pennsylvania. "That's the politics being played by Hillary Clinton."
  • Dr Phil McGraw in Telegraph.co.uk
    Dr McGraw told Entertainment Tonight: "She was released moments before my arrival and was packing when I entered the room. We visited for about an hour before I walked with her to her car. I am very concerned for her. My meeting with Britney and...
  • Marc Grossman in International Herald Tribune
    For many farmworkers, working in citrus provides the money needed to pay rent and buy food,said Marc Grossman, spokesman for the United Farmworkers of America. "You could find a job at a packing shed, but if you're not harvesting you're...

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