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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act, process, industry, art, or style of packing.
  • n. Material used for making packages.
  • n. 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of making into packages.

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

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

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