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meat packing

noun
1.
the business or industry of slaughtering cattle and other meat animals and processing the carcasses for sale, sometimes including the packaging of processed meat products.
Origin of meat packing
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
Related forms
meat packer, noun
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  • meat packing, milling, and processing of other agricultural products constitute the city's chief industries.

    North Dakota Various
  • The meat packing business is enormous for such a small country.

    Birdseye Views of Far Lands James T. Nichols
  • Important center for wheat, lumber, meat packing, and the iron and steel industries.

    Great Cities of the United States Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth
  • Printing and publishing, slaughtering and meat packing, are among the most important.

    Great Cities of the United States Gertrude Van Duyn Southworth

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