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Definition: Dunnage

Quick Summary of Dunnage

Packing material such as boards, blocks, planks, metal or plastic bracing, used in supporting and securing packages for shipping and handling.

What is the dictionary definition of Dunnage?

Dictionary Definition

  1. chiefly transport Scrap material, often wood, used to fill spaces to prevent the shifting of more valuable items during transport, or underneath large or heavy items to raise them slightly above the ground, in order to protect from chafing and wet.
  2. Personal effects; baggage.

Synonyms For Dunnage

treadmills, packaging material, outfit, impedimenta, apparatus

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Dunnage are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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