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bubble wrap

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(also US trademark BubbleWrap)

Definition of bubble wrap in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Plastic packaging material in sheets containing numerous small air cushions designed to protect fragile goods.
Example sentences
  • I also asked Jimmy to carefully wrap all of Sydney's selections in tissue and bubble wrap making sure that the package was sent to her in a timely manner.
  • We skirt around men dragging boxes of green plastic dinosaurs across the floor, bales of bubble wrap, a jumble of king-sized golden picture frames.
  • It was carefully packed in foam peanuts and bubble wrap as if it were a delicate piece of Venetian glass.

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