The degree to which a substance has decreased in size (in volume, length, or some other dimension) after being or while being subject to stress.
The re-encoding of data (usually the binary data used by computers) into a form that uses fewer bits of information than the original data. Compression is often used to speed the transmission of data such as text or visual images, or to minimize the memory resources needed to store such data.
Something consigned; esp., a shipment of goods sent to a dealer for sale or safekeeping
The bailment of goods by their owner (the consignor) to another person (the consignee) to have the consignee sell the goods on behalf of the consignor in exchange for a portion of the proceeds or to deliver them to a designated recipient. See also consignee. The bailment of goods by their owner (the consignor) to another person (the consignee) to have the consignee sell the goods on behalf of the consignor in exchange for a portion of the proceeds or to deliver them to a designated recipient. See also consignee.
A measure of the degree to which this process has occurred within a body of sediment. Wind-blown sediments are usually well-sorted because only a small range of grain sizes can be lifted by a particular wind velocity. Glacially derived sediments are usually poorly sorted because of the great range of particle sizes that are picked up by a moving glacier.
The process by which sediment particles that have a certain characteristic, such as a given shape or grain size, are separated from other associated particles by an active agent of transportation, such as wind, a stream, or a glacier.
Find another word for packing. In this page you can discover 15 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for packing, like: preparation, arrangement, compression, consignment, disposal, disposition, sorting, grading, laying away, stuffing and wadding.
There was shopping and packing to be done before they left on vacation.
I've been packing my stuff.
She was almost finished packing when the doorbell rang.
She looked up at her husband from her position scotched down on the parlor floor and resumed sorting Christmas ornaments, packing them away as methodically as if she were returning them to the store.
Dean finished dismantling the tree, cleaning up the remaining detritus of the holidays and packing away the delicate figures of a manger scene.