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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.
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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