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shrink-wrap

noun [U]
 
 
( also shrink-wrapping)
thin transparent plastic that is tightly wrapped around goods in order to protect them from damage: The retailer is asking vendors to use less shrink-wrap for shipping.
Translations of “shrink-wrap”
in Chinese (Traditional) 收縮塑膠薄膜, 保鮮膜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 收缩塑料薄膜…
(Definition of shrink-wrap noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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