meat packing

noun
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:
1870–75, Americanism

meat packer, noun
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Meat grading student trainees are tested on presented material and receive on-the-job training in meat packing plants.
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