packing box


packing box
noun
1. a small chamber in which packing is compressed around a reciprocating shaft or piston to form a seal
Syn: ↑stuffing box
Hypernyms: ↑chamber
Part Meronyms: ↑stuffing nut, ↑packing nut
2. a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
Syn: ↑packing case
Hypernyms: ↑crate

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noun or packing case
1. : a shipping container; especially : a wooden crate for packaged or bulk goods

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packing box noun
1. A box or framework for packing goods in (also packing case)
2. A stuffing box
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Main Entry:pack

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packing box or packing case,
a box or case for packing goods in.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Packing box — Packing Pack ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who packs. [1913 Webster] 2. Any material used to pack, fill up, or make close. Specifically (Mach.): A substance or piece used to make a joint impervious; as: (a) A thin layer, or sheet, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • packing box — or packing case n. a large crate or box for storing or shipping goods * * * …   Universalium

  • packing box — or packing case n. a large crate or box for storing or shipping goods …   English World dictionary

  • packing box — packing boxes N COUNT A packing box is the same as a packing case. [mainly AM] …   English dictionary

  • Packing — Pack ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who packs. [1913 Webster] 2. Any material used to pack, fill up, or make close. Specifically (Mach.): A substance or piece used to make a joint impervious; as: (a) A thin layer, or sheet, of yielding or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Packing press — Packing Pack ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who packs. [1913 Webster] 2. Any material used to pack, fill up, or make close. Specifically (Mach.): A substance or piece used to make a joint impervious; as: (a) A thin layer, or sheet, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Packing ring — Packing Pack ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who packs. [1913 Webster] 2. Any material used to pack, fill up, or make close. Specifically (Mach.): A substance or piece used to make a joint impervious; as: (a) A thin layer, or sheet, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Packing sheet — Packing Pack ing, n. 1. The act or process of one who packs. [1913 Webster] 2. Any material used to pack, fill up, or make close. Specifically (Mach.): A substance or piece used to make a joint impervious; as: (a) A thin layer, or sheet, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • packing case — packing cases N COUNT A packing case is a large wooden box in which things are put so that they can be stored or taken somewhere. [mainly BRIT] Syn: tea chest (in AM, usually use packing box) …   English dictionary

  • packing case — noun a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage • Syn: ↑packing box • Hypernyms: ↑crate * * * ˈpacking case [packing case packing cases] …   Useful english dictionary


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