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stuffing

[′stəf·iŋ]
(engineering)
A method of sealing the mechanical joint between two metal surfaces; packing (stuffing) material is inserted within the seal area container (the stuffing or packing box), and compressed to a liquid-proof seal by a threaded packing ring follower. Also known as packing.
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Stuffings said Boxer's Revenge is the strongest of three Franco-Belgian inspired farmhouse ales that will be part of Jester King's year-round lineup.
Dumplings and stuffing are the staples of many world cuisines, enhancing the flavour profiles of countless dishes and improving the visual appeal of plated meals.
I keep the envelope neutral so the art can be seen," says Stuffings of the sun-toned George Chaplin abstract oil painting that provides the only spark of color.
Polyester fiberfill: This is the most popular, and most economical, pillow stuffing.
For savory stuffings, combine coarse fresh or dry bread cubes with vegetable or mushroom broth, remembering that fresh bread cubes will soak up more liquid.
She suggests that the first, easy way to improve the healthfulness of stuffings is to use whole grains.
The bird was tender and the stuffing and vegetables were perfectly spiced.
Traditionally, poultry stuffing served several purposes: it gave a frugal cook a use for leftovers such as bread and rice; and it made a meal more festive by providing an element of surprise.
Stuff if desired, filling breast and body cavity; skewer skin over stuffing to hold in place.
She started a bakery in Los Angeles with her husband and in 1948 introduced stuffing mix as part of her product line.
Stuffings and his clients took two years to complete the project, but the result is so fresh, eloquent, and timeless that the apartment defines a specific style without giving a hint to any period.
But not for Stuffings the cluttered, overly decorated interiors that belie the graceful elevations of many neoclassical homes.