shrink-wrap


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shrink-wrap

(shrĭngk′răp′)
n.
A protective wrapping for articles of merchandise consisting of a clear plastic film that is wound about the articles and then shrunk by heat to form a sealed, tight-fitting package. Also called shrink package.
tr.v. shrink-wrapped, shrink-wrap·ping, shrink-wraps
To wrap (an article of merchandise) in protective clear plastic film.
adj.
1. Of or relating to shrink-wrap.
2. Of or relating to a legal agreement, such as a software license, to which one indicates acceptance by opening the shrink-wrap that encloses a product subject to the agreement.

shrink-wrap

vb, -wraps, -wrapping or -wrapped
(Commerce) (tr) to package (a product) in a flexible plastic wrapping designed to shrink about its contours to protect and seal it

shrink′-wrap`



v. -wrapped, -wrap•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to wrap and seal in a clear, flexible plastic sheet that when exposed to heat shrinks tightly around the thing it covers.
n.
2. the plastic film used to shrink-wrap something.
[1965–70]

shrink-wrap


Past participle: shrink-wrapped
Gerund: shrink-wrapping

Imperative
shrink-wrap
shrink-wrap
Present
I shrink-wrap
you shrink-wrap
he/she/it shrink-wraps
we shrink-wrap
you shrink-wrap
they shrink-wrap
Preterite
I shrink-wrapped
you shrink-wrapped
he/she/it shrink-wrapped
we shrink-wrapped
you shrink-wrapped
they shrink-wrapped
Present Continuous
I am shrink-wrapping
you are shrink-wrapping
he/she/it is shrink-wrapping
we are shrink-wrapping
you are shrink-wrapping
they are shrink-wrapping
Present Perfect
I have shrink-wrapped
you have shrink-wrapped
he/she/it has shrink-wrapped
we have shrink-wrapped
you have shrink-wrapped
they have shrink-wrapped
Past Continuous
I was shrink-wrapping
you were shrink-wrapping
he/she/it was shrink-wrapping
we were shrink-wrapping
you were shrink-wrapping
they were shrink-wrapping
Past Perfect
I had shrink-wrapped
you had shrink-wrapped
he/she/it had shrink-wrapped
we had shrink-wrapped
you had shrink-wrapped
they had shrink-wrapped
Future
I will shrink-wrap
you will shrink-wrap
he/she/it will shrink-wrap
we will shrink-wrap
you will shrink-wrap
they will shrink-wrap
Future Perfect
I will have shrink-wrapped
you will have shrink-wrapped
he/she/it will have shrink-wrapped
we will have shrink-wrapped
you will have shrink-wrapped
they will have shrink-wrapped
Future Continuous
I will be shrink-wrapping
you will be shrink-wrapping
he/she/it will be shrink-wrapping
we will be shrink-wrapping
you will be shrink-wrapping
they will be shrink-wrapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shrink-wrapping
you have been shrink-wrapping
he/she/it has been shrink-wrapping
we have been shrink-wrapping
you have been shrink-wrapping
they have been shrink-wrapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shrink-wrapping
you will have been shrink-wrapping
he/she/it will have been shrink-wrapping
we will have been shrink-wrapping
you will have been shrink-wrapping
they will have been shrink-wrapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shrink-wrapping
you had been shrink-wrapping
he/she/it had been shrink-wrapping
we had been shrink-wrapping
you had been shrink-wrapping
they had been shrink-wrapping
Conditional
I would shrink-wrap
you would shrink-wrap
he/she/it would shrink-wrap
we would shrink-wrap
you would shrink-wrap
they would shrink-wrap
Past Conditional
I would have shrink-wrapped
you would have shrink-wrapped
he/she/it would have shrink-wrapped
we would have shrink-wrapped
you would have shrink-wrapped
they would have shrink-wrapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shrink-wrap - the clinging transparent plastic film that is used to shrinkwrap something
plastic film, film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
Translations

shrink-wrap

[ˈʃrɪŋkræp] VTempaquetar or envasar al calor

shrink-wrap

shrink-wrap

[ˌʃrɪŋkˈræp] vtcellofanare
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