shrink-wrapping


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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-wrapping

n
(Commerce) a flexible plastic wrapping designed to shrink about its contours to protect and seal something
Translations

shrink-wrapping

[ˈʃrɪŋkræpɪŋ] Nenvasado m al calor

shrink-wrapping

n (= process)Einschweißen nt; (= material)Klarsichtfolie f
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An array of plastics are suitable for shrink-wrapping.
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Shrink-wrapping has become standard practice for software.
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PMI backs up each shrink-wrapping system it sells with its exclusive Certified Service Program.
A Leeds tribunal was told workers at CL Plastics in Birkenshaw, West Yorks, trussed him up in shrink-wrapping several times - on one occasion almost suffocating him.
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