Bubble wrap used for packing fragile dishes is an example of polythene.
Polythene is a light type of plastic used for insulating and packaging.
An example of polythene is what something would be wrapped in for safety during shipping.
Variant of polyethylene
Origin of polythenepoly- (e)th(yl)ene
(countable and uncountable, plural polythenes)
- Most professionals recommend adding a polythene membrane between the compound and the flooring to hold back any moisture if you are using wood laminate.
- Try the Camping Gaz Camping Chef + Carrybag to cook with, and a set like the Hi Gear Polythene Deep Plate to eat from.