plastic wrap

noun

US
: thin, clear plastic that is used to wrap food or to cover containers that have food in them

Examples of plastic wrap in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Wrap the edges of the plastic wrap around the dough. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 Apr. 2024 Cover the meat with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 3 hours or preferably overnight. Lynda Balslev, The Mercury News, 25 Mar. 2024 Cover the lamb with plastic wrap and refrigerate until several hours before cooking. Lucinda Scala Quinn, Washington Post, 25 Mar. 2024 Make sure to wrap well in plastic wrap before storing. Liv Dansky, Southern Living, 28 Feb. 2024 Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for the dough to rise slowly and chill completely, 4 to 12 hours. 4. Yewande Komolafe, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Feb. 2024 Cover the pan with plastic wrap and then aluminum foil. Judy Revenaugh, Kansas City Star, 24 Jan. 2024 Cover pan with plastic wrap; refrigerate brownies until chilled, at least 2 hours. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 12 Feb. 2024 Arrange ribs in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet; loosely cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 21 Mar. 2024

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“Plastic wrap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plastic%20wrap. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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