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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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packingpack‧ing /ˈpækɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]  1 DLTPUTwhen you put things into cases or boxes so that you can send or take them somewhere I can do my packing the night before we leave.2 TIMthe material used for packing things so that they can be sent somewhere Use plenty of packing.
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packingHe said, well, they come in big cases and big wooden boxes and packing and so forth.For instance: Ban all polystyrene, such as packing chips, meat trays and some egg boxes.Eventually the limit is reached where no further packing would be possible and where the configurational entropy therefore vanishes.We must assume that the density of information packing in spoken language is appropriate for the listener to process comfortably.The number of ways of packing is reduced since the empty volume available becomes more and more correlated with the molecules.Altogether Jones has been sent packing on six occasions, the latest for swearing soon after rejoining Wimbledon from Chelsea.So you'd better start packing - don't forget a cagoule.They thus show the number of synonyms created, assuming a perfect randomizing algorithm, for various packing factors.
From Longman Business Dictionarypackingpack‧ing /ˈpækɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]TRANSPORT1the process of wrapping goods or putting them in boxes, ready to be sent somewhereTetra Pak have ruled out any interest in packing or distributing non-foods.2packing note/list/slip a list of goods that have been packed and are ready to sendThe packing list read ‘Parts for a Dairy Plant’, but the contents were high-quality steel components more suited to weapons.3materials such as paper, card, plastic etc, used for packing thingsFarmingdale, N.Y., the maker of paperboard packing4postage and packing see under postage