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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PACKAGING

After passing him, the washing machines went to the packaging section.

A popular type and packaging of mild Cheddar, originally English.

They roast it, grind it, and then it goes into these hoppers, and then down to the packaging machinery.

Adequate refrigeration is requisite both to chill the curd before molding and to preserve it after packaging.

Jacob amused himself by rigging a fishing line out of some of the packaging material that contained his food.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "the act of packing," from pack (n.) + -age; or from cognate Dutch pakkage "baggage." The main modern sense of "bundle, parcel" is first attested 1722. Package deal is from 1952.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.