Definition of overwrap in English:

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Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈrap/

verb (overwraps, overwrapping, overwrapped)

[with object]
Cover with a wrapping: when the food is cold, overwrap it tightly with foil
More example sentences
  • She found rolls of plastic material like the type used in big garbage bags, and started overwrapping every large toy and a selection of electronics items that were likely to be Christmas gifts.
  • ‘Then we overwrap the whole thing with cellophane,’ explains McCabe.
  • The case packers apply a non-retentive glue to a corrugated flat and the bottles are placed upon the board and overwrapped.


Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈrap/
An outer wrapping: a cellophane overwrap
More example sentences
  • Worse for some - for example, where you've got a plastic inner tray, a cardboard outer, with a cellophane overwrap, and several sticky price flash labels on it, strategically placed to catch your eye.
  • Hot-melt glue is applied to the slipsheets to keep the bottles in place while an overwrap is shrunk to form a 12-pack bundle.
  • An overwrap is fashioned over the trays and heated to 357 degrees for shrinkwrapping.

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