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bubble wrap

noun [U] uk   us   trademark
a sheet of plastic bubbles that is used for wrapping things in order to protect them, for example, when they are being sent or taken somewhere
Translations of “bubble wrap”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於保護物品的)氣泡墊塑膠包裝材料,氣泡布…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于保护物品的)气泡垫塑料包装材料…
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