Meaning of “shrink-wrap” in the English Dictionary

"shrink-wrap" in British English

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(Definition of “shrink-wrap” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shrink-wrap" in Business English

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shrink-wrapnoun [ U ]

uk us 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.

shrink-wrapverb [ T ]

uk us -pp-

to cover a product tightly in plastic in order to protect it from damage:

The carton must be shrink-wrapped so it's easy to tell if it has been opened before purchase.
adjective [ before noun ]

a shrink-wrapped box/package/bundle

(Definition of “shrink-wrap” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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