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English definition of “shrink-wrap”

shrink-wrap

noun [U] uk   /ˈʃrɪŋk.ræp/ us  
a thin, transparent plastic material that tightly covers the thing that it is wrapped around, used for protecting goods when they are being transported or soldPlastics and rubberWrapping, packing and loading
shrink-wrap
verb [T] uk   us  
A lot of the fresh food sold in supermarkets is shrink-wrapped.Wrapping, packing and loading
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