Definitions

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  • n. Thin plastic film used as a wrap for food etc.; Saran Wrap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a thin plastic film made of saran (trade name Saran Wrap) that sticks to itself; used for wrapping food

Etymologies

From cling + film. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • There is even walnut cake wrapped in clingfilm with a sign on it that says "Eat me".

    Hotel review | Aviemore Bunkhouse, Inverness-shire

  • Knead dough on lightly floured surface until smooth; wrap in clingfilm and refrigerate 30 minutes.

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  • Unfrosted the cakes may be wrapped in clingfilm and refigerated for 5 - 6 days or forzen for 2 -3 months.

    One of these days… » The Carrot and the Slapstick

  • 'clingfilm' is a new word for me~ I think I will use it more often!

    refreshing pasta salad

  • Add just enough iced water probably 2 – 4 tbsp to bring it together into a firm dough, then wrap in clingfilm and chill for 30 minutes.3.

    How to cook perfect cheese straws

  • In an act of quite startling self-referentiality, Harvey Nichols has dedicated its whole Christmas facade to the act of display building itself: snow-like piles of polystyrene packaging and frosty, crumpled clingfilm decorate the windows, evoking the atmosphere of the store's design studio as a team of improbably dressed mannequins set about carving out giant Arctic-themed props.

    Christmas through the looking glass

  • Remove, shape into a disc, wrap in clingfilm and chill for about an hour, until pliable but not sticky to the touch.2.

    How to cook perfect tarte au citron

  • Shape into a ball, and then cover with clingfilm and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes before rolling out.5.

    How to cook perfect tarte tatin

  • Line an 8in shallow cake tin with clingfilm lay two bits across in a cross shape then mould down to fit the base, corners, sides, bringing it up over the rim.

    Family life

  • Cover with clingfilm and marinate for at least four hours in the fridge.

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