Definition of packaging in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpakɪdʒɪŋ/


[mass noun]
1Materials used to wrap or protect goods: all the ingredients and packaging are biodegradable
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  • The selection of an adhesive-coated material for sterile packaging can require months of testing and screening.
  • The world's largest maker of ceramic packaging used to protect computer chips gets more than half of its sales from abroad.
  • Perioperative nurses can take the initiative to set up areas to collect clean packaging, blue wrap, plastics, and paper.
1.1The business or process of packing goods: they specialized in food packaging
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  • The food processing industry also involves processing such as grading, sorting and packaging which enhance the shelf-life of food products.
  • Tetra Pak develops and manufactures the equipment for processing, packaging and distribution of liquid food.
  • All of the products described below are designed to speed up packaging and make the process more cost-effective.
1.2The presentation of a person or thing in an advantageous way: diplomatic packaging of the key provisions will make a confrontation unlikely
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  • And when I say ghastly, I mean the presentation and packaging, not the actual music.
  • The presentation, appearance and packaging of cricket on TV had been changed radically.
  • Opera is different from the mainstream entertainment industry, which uses packaging and promotion to increase popularity.

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