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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
1870-1875
1870-75, Americanism
Related forms
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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