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00:23 Apr 7, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase:"bubble wrap"
bubble wrap is used in packing many products, from books to furniture. I've found "envoltorio de burbuja" and "envoltorio acolchado" but I'm still not satisfied.
Explanation: "Plastico de burbujas para envolver"
This is what we normally say when we ask for this type of wrapping paper.
I have recently translated it utilizing a glossary for a International Commercial Center here in Madrid.
I hope this helps.
Worklog Spain Local time: 03:22 Native speaker of: English, Portuguese PRO pts in pair: 47
Explanation: In Spain they call it in 3 ways:
1 - "film alveolar" - technical term
2 - "plástico de burbujas" - regular
3 - "papel burbujas" - vulgar
We are manufacturers of bubble wrap, so we know it very well!
Somos fabricantes de plástico de burbujas, por eso lo saabemos bien.