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noun as in material used to fill space

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In your home, you can use crumpled paper or packing material.

Recyclable packing is something we want a brand to have whenever possible.

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The phrase “court packing” is a pejorative—stacking the deck, changing the rules.

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They have a square base, which is important for optimal packing.

Fishman says it’s cheaper for him to sell his products in brick and mortar stores than to sell them on Amazon, because of the cut Amazon takes for packing and shipping.

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The West is packing up, victorious in battle but defeated in war.

Last weekend a family slipped out at four in the morning, packing their bags and leaving out the side door without a word.

Any Miss America contestant who betrays herself to be a sexually autonomous being will be quickly sent packing.

The logistics are a pain in the ass, packing stuff for two days spending time at his place—will it rain, should I take boots?

Instead of packing the courts with judges, it had packed the courthouses with defendants.

Their method of curing the leaves was to air-dry them and then packing them until wanted for use.

Nothing doubtful or "reputed" ever arrived in the huge packing-cases consigned to Walls End Castle.

The engine did not answer very well, for the packing in the pole stuffing box used to burn out, and a cloud of steam escaped.

While we were packing grub and bedding on Piegan's extra horse, Lyn joined us, wrapped from head to heel in a yellow slicker.

He was soon very quick in separating the fibres from the pulp and spreading them out to dry before packing.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to packing, such as: styrofoam, filling, peanuts, stuffing, and wadding.

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