shrink-wrap


shrink–wrap

transitive verb \ˈshriŋk-ˌrap, especially Southern ˈsriŋk-\

Definition of SHRINK-WRAP

:  to wrap (as a book or meat) in tough clear plastic film that is then shrunk (as by heating) to form a tightly fitting package
shrink–wrap noun

First Known Use of SHRINK-WRAP

1959

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