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Synonyms for packing

any material used especially to protect something

the enclosure of something in a package or box

carrying something in a pack on the back


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When everything had been taken out of the cases, they recommenced packing, and it turned out that when the cheaper things not worth taking had nearly all been rejected, the valuable ones really did all go into the two cases.
murmured the Doctor; and he took a book out of the trunk which Dab- Dab was packing and began turning the pages.
When the packing was finished and everything was ready to start, the monkeys gave a grand party for the Doctor, and all the animals of the jungle came.
By tonight," Jokubas answered, "they will all be killed and cut up; and over there on the other side of the packing houses are more railroad tracks, where the cars come to take them away.
One stood and watched, and little by little caught the drift of the tide, as it set in the direction of the packing houses.
They make a great feature of showing strangers through the packing plants, for it is a good advertisement.
And then the visitors were taken to the other parts of the building, to see what became of each particle of the waste material that had vanished through the floor; and to the pickling rooms, and the salting rooms, the canning rooms, and the packing rooms, where choice meat was prepared for shipping in refrigerator cars, destined to be eaten in all the four corners of civilization.
She completed her preliminary calculations with the ready self-reliance of a woman who thoroughly understood her business, and began the packing forthwith.
However, I did not say anything, but started the packing.
exclaimed the excitable man, as he shook hands with Tom and Ned and noted the packing evidences all about.
Elisha went away I hardly had the heart to finish packing.
Lucy, when admonished, began to move to and fro between the rooms, more conscious of the discomforts of packing by candlelight than of a subtler ill.
He had the most extraordinary notions about this European exodus and came at last to consider the whole nation as packing up for emigration to France.
Then we tested metal models of standard, short layered packings and CUB.