from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act, process, industry, art, or style of packing.
  • noun Material used for making packages.
  • noun The manner in which something, such as a proposal or product, or someone, such as a candidate or author, is presented to the public.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of making into packages.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of package.
  • noun the act of packing something
  • noun the materials used to pack something
  • noun the industry that produces such material
  • noun by extension the manner in which a person or product is promoted

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the business of packing
  • noun material used to make packages
  • noun a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution


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