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The placement of objects so that they touch in some specified manner, often inside a container with specified properties.

See also Box-Packing Theorem, Circle Packing, Groemer Packing, Hypersphere Packing, Kepler Problem, Kissing Number Packing Density, Polyhedron Packing, Space-Filling Polyhedron, Sphere Packing


Eppstein, D. ``Covering and Packing.''

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