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packing

 
Noun packing has 3 senses
  1. packing material, packing, wadding - any material used especially to protect something
    --1 is a kind of material, stuff
    --1 has particulars:
     cardboard, composition board; blister pack, bubble pack; excelsior, wood shavings
    Derived form: verb pack3
  2. packing, boxing - the enclosure of something in a package or box
    --2 is a kind of enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosure
    --2 has particulars: bundling
    Derived form: verb pack1
  3. packing, backpacking - carrying something in a pack on the back; "the backpacking of oxygen is essential for astronauts"
    --3 is a kind of carry
    Derived forms: verb pack8, verb pack4
Verb pack has 13 senses
  1. pack - arrange in a container; "pack the books into the boxes"
    --1 is one way to
    encase, incase, case
    Antonyms: unpack, take out
    Derived forms: noun pack3, noun packer1, noun package1, noun packing2
    Sample sentence:
    They pack the books into the box
  2. pack - fill to capacity; "This singer always packs the concert halls"; "They murder trial packed the court house"
    --2 is one way to
    fill, fill up, make full
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. pack, bundle, wad, compact - compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
    --3 is one way to arrange, set up
    Derived form: noun packing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. pack - carry, as on one's back; "Pack your tents to the top of the mountain"
    --4 is one way to
    transport, carry
    Derived forms: noun pack9, noun packing3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. pack - set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury"
    --5 is one way to
    appoint, name, nominate, constitute
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. carry, pack, take - have with oneself; have on one's person; "She always takes an umbrella"; "I always carry money"; "She packs a gun when she goes into the mountains"
    --6 is one way to have, feature
    Sample sentence:
    They pack more bread
  7. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam - press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
    --7 is one way to crowd, crowd together
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  8. backpack, pack - hike with a backpack; "Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies"
    --8 is one way to hike
    Derived forms: noun pack9, noun packer3, noun packer2, noun packing3
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue pack
  9. tamp down, tamp, pack - press down tightly; "tamp the coffee grinds in the container to make espresso"
    --9 is one way to compress, compact, pack together
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. pack - seal with packing; "pack the faucet"
    --10 is one way to
    seal, seal off
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. compact, pack - have the property of being packable or compactable or of compacting easily; "This powder compacts easily"; "Such odd-shaped items do not pack well"
    --11 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s Adjective
  12. pack, load down - load with a pack
    --12 is one way to load, lade, laden, load up
    Derived form: noun pack9
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  13. pack - treat the body or any part of it by wrapping it, as with blankets or sheets, and applying compresses to it, or stuffing it to provide cover, containment, or therapy, or to absorb blood; "The nurse packed gauze in the wound"; "You had better pack your swollen ankle with ice"
    --13 is one way to
    treat, care for
    Derived form: noun pack8
    Sample sentence:
    Did he pack his foot?
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