Definitions

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  • noun A secondary wrapper covering an item within a package.
  • verb transitive To wrap in a secondary wrapper.

Etymologies

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over- +‎ wrap

Examples

  • Dear Heloise: When we go out to eat Chinese food and bring home leftovers, the food makes the whole refrigerator smell of garlic, no matter how I overwrap it.

    Hints From Heloise

  • An outstanding option immediately came to mind - a card and shrink film overwrap design, which we have been promoting as a blister and clamshell replacement.

    19 posts from November 2007

  • An outstanding option immediately came to mind - a card and shrink film overwrap design, which we have been promoting as a blister and clamshell replacement.

    Dennis Salazar

  • (Make Ahead: Cover and store at room temperature for up to 2 days or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • (Make Ahead: Wrap in plastic wrap ans store at room temperature for up to 1 day or overwrap in heavy-duty foil ans freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • (Make Ahead: Wrap layers separately in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 day or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • (Make Ahead: Remove from pan; wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 week or overwrap in foil and freeze for up to one month.)

    Chocolate Candy Brownies

  • (Make Ahead: Wrap layers separately in plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 1 day or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

    Chocolate Layer Cake

  • (Make Ahead: Cover and store at room temperature for up to 2 days or overwrap with heavy-duty foil and freeze for up to 2 weeks.)

    Nanaimo Bars

  • (Make Ahead: Store for up to 3 days or overwrap with heavy duty foil and freeze in airtight container for up to 1 month.)

    Pumpkin Chocolate Bread

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