Packing vs Filling - What's the difference?

packing | filling |


As verbs the difference between packing and filling

is that packing is while filling is .

As nouns the difference between packing and filling

is that packing is the action of the verb while filling is anything that is used to fill something.

As an adjective filling is

of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach.

packing

English

Verb

(head)
  • Derived terms

    * send someone packing

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb.
  • # The action of putting things together, especially of putting clothes into a suitcase for a journey.
  • # (sciences, mathematics) The spatial arrangement of objects, items or constituent parts.
  • # The gathering of birds, animals etc. into a pack.
  • # (rugby) The forming of players into a scrum.
  • As a concrete noun.
  • # Material used to fill in the space around something, especially to make a piston etc. watertight or airtight.
  • # Material used to wrap a product for sale etc.; packaging.
  • # A fee charged to cover the costs of packaging.
  • # Special material used to fill containers or vessels for certain chemically related applications.
  • ::::*Examples: Packing in a packed bed, or a column such as a distillation column or a chromatography column

    Derived terms

    * packing case

    filling

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of food, that satisfies the appetite by filling the stomach
  • a filling meal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything that is used to fill something.
  • The contents of a pie, etc.
  • (dentistry) A piece of amalgam used to fill a cavity in a tooth.
  • The woof in woven fabrics.
  • Prepared wort added to ale to cleanse it.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • See also

    * filing