- 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.
News & Articles
- Reynolds Kitchens not penalized in patent lawsuit
Wrapping, packing and consumer product giant, Reynolds Kitchens, doesn’t have to pay KKG, LLC any monetary damages as a federal jury rendered a finding on Friday of no infringement.
June 15, 2013 - The Marshall News Messenger
- Line of thunderstorms packing heavy rain, high winds spreading across southern Wisconsin
SULLIVAN, Wis. — A line of thunderstorms packing heavy rain and high winds is spreading across southern Wisconsin, downing trees, knocking out power and causing part of a Walmart roof to collapse.
June 13, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
- Before Packing a Bag for Next Trip, Professional Organizer Shares Tips
Professional organizer Amy Payne explains how creating a list can making packing for your next trip a whole lot easier!
June 12, 2013 - FOX 7 WTVW Evansville
- 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...