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bubble wrap

a clear, bubble-filled plastic material used especially for cushioning breakable objects during shipment. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for bubble wrap
  • But delivering a spacecraft requires more than bubble wrap and packing tape.
  • We taped bubble wrap around the back half of their hives, hoping that it would help cut the wind and provide a little insulation.
  • Miller's forensics team, swaddled in cloth and bubble wrap, are loaded into a truck.
  • He redistributed them equally among the five boxes, laying the canisters horizontally end to end, and packing bubble wrap on top.
  • Visit your local surf shop and get plastic bags and bubble wrap from boards that were shipped in by suppliers.
  • Wrap the car seat in bubble wrap to provide padding.
  • Pack an extra duffel bag and a few sheets of bubble wrap for souvenirs.
  • The skin sheaths your bottle in plastic with an interior bubble wrap, so you can pack it in your suitcase without fear.
  • Place a layer of bubble wrap between each layer of cookies as well.
  • Secure your storm shutters after first padding them with a sheet of polyethylene foam or bubble wrap to prevent shock damage.
British Dictionary definitions for bubble wrap

bubble wrap

a type of polythene wrapping containing many small air pockets, used as a protective covering when transporting breakable goods
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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