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Meaning of "shrink-wrapping" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHRINK-WRAPPING

shrink-wrapping  [ˈʃrɪŋkˌræpɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHRINK-WRAPPING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shrink-Wrapping is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHRINK-WRAPPING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of shrink-wrapping in the English dictionary

The definition of shrink-wrapping in the dictionary is a flexible plastic wrapping designed to shrink about its contours to protect and seal something.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHRINK-WRAPPING


capping
ˈkæpɪŋ
clapping
ˈklæpɪŋ
flapping
ˈflæpɪŋ
giftwrapping
ˈɡɪftræpɪŋ
happing
ˈhæpɪŋ
inwrapping
ɪnˈræpɪŋ
kidnaping
ˈkɪdˌnæpɪŋ
kidnapping
ˈkɪdnæpɪŋ
lapping
ˈlæpɪŋ
livetrapping
ˈlaɪvˌtræpɪŋ
mapping
ˈmæpɪŋ
mousetrapping
ˈmaʊsˌtræpɪŋ
overlapping
ˈəʊvəˌlæpɪŋ
rapping
ˈræpɪŋ
scrapping
ˈskræpɪŋ
strapping
ˈstræpɪŋ
tapping
ˈtæpɪŋ
understrapping
ˈʌndəˌstræpɪŋ
unwrapping
ʌnˈræpɪŋ
wrapping
ˈræpɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHRINK-WRAPPING

shrimplike
shrimpy
shrinal
shrine
shrinelike
shrink
shrink fit
shrink wrap
shrink-wrap
shrink-wrapped
shrinkable
shrinkage
shrinker
shrinking
shrinking violet
shrinkingly
shrinkpack
shritch
shrive
shrivel

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHRINK-WRAPPING

camping
clipping
dipping
dripping
dropping
flipping
home shopping
hopping
popping
propping
ripping
shipping
shopping
skipping
slipping
stepping
stopping
stripping
swapping
tipping
topping

Synonyms and antonyms of shrink-wrapping in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «shrink-wrapping» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHRINK-WRAPPING

Find out the translation of shrink-wrapping to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of shrink-wrapping from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «shrink-wrapping» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

收缩包装
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

retractilado
570 millions of speakers

English

shrink-wrapping
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हटना रैपिंग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يتقلص التفاف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

термоусадочная упаковка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

embalagem retráctil
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঙ্কুচিত-মোড়ানো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

film rétractable
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengecil-membungkus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schrumpffolien
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シュリンク包装
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

수축 포장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Shrink-wrapping
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

co - bao bì
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுருக்கி-மடக்குதலை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोसळणे-ओघ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıkı paketleme
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

termoretraibile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

folii termokurczliwej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

термозбіжна упаковка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

shrink - ambalaj
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θερμοσυρρίκνωσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

krimp - wikkel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

krympa - omslag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

krympe -innpakning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shrink-wrapping

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHRINK-WRAPPING»

The term «shrink-wrapping» is normally little used and occupies the 111.105 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHRINK-WRAPPING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «shrink-wrapping» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «shrink-wrapping» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about shrink-wrapping

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHRINK-WRAPPING»

Discover the use of shrink-wrapping in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shrink-wrapping and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Food Processing Technology: Principles and Practice
26.3 Shrink-wrapping and stretch-wrapping LDPE is biaxially oriented to produce a range of films that shrink in two directions (Chapter 25, section 25.2.4). The shrink ratios are measured in both the machine direction (MD) and the transverse  ...
P J Fellows, 2009
2
Materials Handling Handbook
5.5.2 Shrink Wrapping Shrink wrapping of pallet load insures the highest possible protection against distortion and stress during transportation. Shrink wrapping can follow immediately after the palletizing process. A number of organizations ...
Raymond A. Kulwiec, 1985
3
Guide to Understanding Trusted Distribution in Trusted Systems
Techniques such as double wrapping the materials to be distributed or an absence of exterior markings when using shrink wrapping could accomplish this. The technique used for packaging the TCB components for distribution shall be ...
James N. Menendez, Scott Wright, 1988
4
Controlled Atmosphere Storage of Fruits and Vegetables
Shrink-wrapping Besides reducing moisture losses and changing the O2 and CO2 levels, shrink-wrapping in film can also protect fruits from some damage, e.g. by scuffing during handling and transport and possibly from some fungal ...
A. Keith Thompson, 2010
5
Pharmaceutical Packaging Technology
Shrink temperature is around 90–100°C. Multi-layer materials Multi-layer materials are used for special reasons, e.g. where an already shrink wrapped material has to undergo a further (secondary) shrink wrapping operation. This means that ...
D. A. Dean, E. R. Evans, I. H. Hall, 2005
6
Billboard
Music retailers fall under the "packers/fillers" category and under the draft proposals must either dispose of shrink-wrapping themselves or join a " compliance scheme" in which a third party will be responsible for meeting a company's ...
7
A Handbook of Food Packaging
The development of shrinkable low density polyethylene film led directly to applications such as the collation of cans, jars, bottles or cartons, and put shrink- wrapping into direct competition with the fibreboard case. For cans and bottles, it is ...
Frank A. Paine, H.Y. Paine, 1992
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Fundamentals Of Packaging Technology
Such wrappings can be considered as an alternative to fibre cases. Figure 7.2 Pallet over shrink wrapping. Shrink tunnels are used for wrapping complete pallet load. Such wrappings are used for unitizing pallet loads of glassware, ceramics ...
S. Natarajan, M. Govindarajan, B. Kumar, 2009
9
Plastic Films: echnology and Packaging Applications
Film designed for sleeve wrapping must possess the same shrink characteristics as film for shrink wrapping, but is usually thicker to give it the necessary strength to handle heavier loads. Since esthetics are far less important in this industrial ...
Wilmer A. Jenkins, Kenton R. Osborn, 1992
10
111 Questions and Answers in Packaging Technology
Question 23 – What is shrink-wrapping? What are the advantages and disadvantages of shrink-wrapping vis-à-vis fibreboard cases as transit packs for twelve glass jars of jam? Shrink-wrapping is a process whereby a loose hood of plastic film ...
Tunji Adegboye, Sola Somade, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHRINK-WRAPPING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shrink-wrapping is used in the context of the following news items.
1
American Psycho pulled from shelves by police in Australia
“When the publisher was made aware of the error, the problem was immediately rectified and copies of the title already purchased without shrink-wrapping are ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Time-Lapse of Orion's Heat Shield Shipping from NASA Marshall to …
Technicians and engineers work together to remove the heat shield from the seven-axis milling machine to a tractor-trailer for shrink-wrapping and shipment to ... «Daily Press, Jun 15»
3
Sleev will protect your wires by shrink-wrapping them
Our charging cables are very important to us. They let precious electricity flow into our smartphones, letting us continue mindlessly staring open-mouthed at ... «Coolest Gadgets, Jan 15»
4
Wegmans And Walmart Deploy Target Math To Sell OJ, Mouthwash
Maybe that shrink-wrapping is worth an extra 28¢ to some consumers. Whatever they're into, we guess. Meanwhile, over at Wegmans, Max has something to ... «The Consumerist, Aug 14»
5
FRAPORT: Round-the-Clock Facilities Available/Shrink-wrapping
Baggage storage and more: Are you at Frankfurt Airport well before your check-in counter opens, or do you have a longer layover in Frankfurt? Perhaps you ... «eTurboNews, Jul 14»
6
Acceptable Enterprises Larne
AEL offer a comprehensive range of print finish operations including machine shrink-wrapping, manual banding, labelling, stringing and folding. Sample Making «4ni.co.uk, Oct 13»
7
Tennessee pork processor streamlines shrink wrapping
Texwrap Packaging Systems has helped a longtime Tennessee producer of sausage and sausage products improve the efficiency of its shrink-wrapping ... «FoodProductionDaily.com, Jun 13»
8
All Yesterdays: Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and …
One of my slides about shrink-wrapping. Pictures by Cameron McCormick (whale), Adrian Wimmer (chicken), TheMacronarian (cat and horse) and Optimistic ... «Scientific American, Dec 12»
9
Shrink-wrapping spacesuits
For future astronauts, the process of suiting up may go something like this: Instead of climbing into a conventional, bulky, gas-pressurized suit, an astronaut may ... «MIT News, Apr 12»
10
Local company takes shrink-wrapping to extremes in packaging …
Local company takes shrink-wrapping to extremes in packaging military jets, monumental telescopes. 1/1. Ron Heflin/Special Contributor. Steve Hanna, CEO of ... «Dallas Morning News, Dec 11»

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