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shrink-wrap

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Definición de shrink-wrap en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
1Package (an article) by enclosing it in clinging transparent plastic film that shrinks tightly on to it: (as adjective shrink-wrapped) shrink-wrapped blocks of cheese
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Meanwhile, the company shrink-wrapping luggage in plastic is doing a roaring trade.
  • Do I really need to point out the idiocy of shrink-wrapping our houses?
  • A small, field-deployable unit vacuum shrink-wraps the items and wraps them in a thin but high-tensile-strength Kevlar expendable harness.
1.1 (as adjective shrink-wrapped) Computing (Of a product) sold commercially as a ready-made software package.
Example sentences
  • The company is trying to reduce the number of applications it uses and to standardise on shrink-wrapped items.
  • They buy lots of what Gartner's David Schehr calls shrink-wrapped goods: books, DVDs, CDs and software.
  • We thought we would be able to do that using shrink-wrapped software, but we found that we needed to develop software to enable us to manage that amount of information.

sustantivo

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Clinging transparent plastic film used to enclose an article as packaging.
Example sentences
  • Using containers to move sustainment cargo provides significant benefits over alternatives such as breakbulk pallets, cargo nets, and plastic shrink-wrap.
  • He enclosed about 70 percent of the tube in shrink-wrap plastic.
  • In fact, it even described how the body was wrapped in some kind of shrink-wrap paper.

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