shrinkpack
shrink-wrap shrink"-wrap, shrinkwrap shrink"wrap, n. a type of plastic film, usually transparent, that shrinks upon application of heat, and may be used to form a wrapping around objects that fits tightly and closely follows the contours of the wrapped object; -- also called {shrink-pack}, {shrinkpack} or {shrink-wrapping}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shrinkpack — shrink pack shrink pack, shrinkpack shrink pack, n. same as {shrink wrap}, n.. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrinkpack — shrinkˈpack noun A shrink wrapped package • • • Main Entry: ↑shrink …   Useful english dictionary

  • shrink-pack — shrink pack, shrinkpack shrink pack, n. same as {shrink wrap}, n.. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrink-pack — shrink wrap shrink wrap, shrinkwrap shrink wrap, n. a type of plastic film, usually transparent, that shrinks upon application of heat, and may be used to form a wrapping around objects that fits tightly and closely follows the contours of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrink-wrap — shrink wrap, shrinkwrap shrink wrap, n. a type of plastic film, usually transparent, that shrinks upon application of heat, and may be used to form a wrapping around objects that fits tightly and closely follows the contours of the wrapped… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrinkwrap — shrink wrap shrink wrap, shrinkwrap shrink wrap, n. a type of plastic film, usually transparent, that shrinks upon application of heat, and may be used to form a wrapping around objects that fits tightly and closely follows the contours of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrink-wrapping — shrink wrap shrink wrap, shrinkwrap shrink wrap, n. a type of plastic film, usually transparent, that shrinks upon application of heat, and may be used to form a wrapping around objects that fits tightly and closely follows the contours of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shrink-wrap — /shringk rap /, v., shrink wrapped, shrink wrapping, n. v.t. 1. to wrap and seal (a book, a food product, etc.) in a flexible film of plastic that, when exposed to a heating process, shrinks to the contour of the merchandise. n. 2. the plastic… …   Universalium

  • shrink-wrap — noun the clinging transparent plastic film that is used to shrinkwrap something • Hypernyms: ↑film, ↑plastic film * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ¦ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to wrap (as a book or meat) in tough clear plastic film that is then shrunk (as by heating) to… …   Useful english dictionary

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