plastic wrap

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plastic wrap

n.
Plastic that is formed into a thin, clear, flexible sheet and used as a wrapping to keep food from spoiling.

plas′tic wrap′


n.
a very thin, transparent sheet of plastic packaged in rolls and used to wrap and store food.
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Noun1.plastic wrap - wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plasticplastic wrap - wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic
cellophane - a transparent paperlike product that is impervious to moisture and used to wrap candy or cigarettes etc.
cling film, clingfilm, Saran Wrap - a thin plastic film made of saran (trade name Saran Wrap) that sticks to itself; used for wrapping food
wrapping, wrapper, wrap - the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
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She dug through garbage bins on the EPFL campus and collected various types of everyday plastic waste - empty water bottles, bottle caps, cafe latte cups, yogurt containers, milk bottles and cling wrap, for example - which she then used to make plastic threads that could be fed into a 3D printer.
The Olivetti, on the other hand, came protected by cling wrap, and was coaxed out of a bayong.
While most of the grocery stores just put the samosa in a paper bag, despite my protests, the employees there felt compelled to put it on a Styrofoam plate and triple wrap it in cling wrap."
Other substitutes for cling wrap include cloth coverings, like Bee's Wrap and Abeego, that seal tight.
Researchers from the biology department of the University of the Philippines-Baguio have discovered four strains of bacteria that are capable of biodegrading low-density polyethylene (LDPE), which is commonly used for plastic bags, cling wrap, shampoo bottles and other containers.
Cover the bowl with cling wrap and freeze the ice cream at least 6 hours or overnight.
A business that bans the use of plastic bags one day a week gleefully hands them out like candy the other six days; a restaurant that says they no longer use plastic straws, seals their sandwiches in cling wrap; and a chain convenience store renowned for its will-nilly use of plastic bags has just announced that they will be continuing their supposed decade-long efforts to fight the use of plastic - the marketing gimmicks have got so ridiculous that one business which is well known for having not used plastic bags for years, just posted that they would begin to ban its use!
To help grasp this quantity, paleontologist Jan Zalasiewicz has estimated that this is enough to wrap our entire planet in cling wrap. Others have calculated that it would make four mountains the size of Everest.
Cover it with cling wrap. Let it rest until it doubles in volume.
In the prohibited act provision of the ordinance, the committee made 14 recommendations: Inclusion of single use plastic cups, drinking straws, plastic stirrers, cling wrap and the like as among the prohibited materials as these are also non-recyclable items; In cases of factory or company packaged products, the use of food grade plastics for primary packaging be allowed to preserve the shelf life of food items and avoid damage to merchandises;
Eyewitnesses described how local residents ran out of their homes armed with hose pipes and kitchen cling wrap to treat the injured.
Also, items like cling wrap, foil, paper towel, plastic bags and food containers (preferably glass) come in handy during Ramadan banquets as well as for storing leftovers.