Definition of Shrink-wrapped software

1. Noun. Software on CD-ROMs that are boxed and shrink-wrapped and sold in stores (implying a widely supported standard platform).




Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrink-wrapped Software

shrimplet
shrimplets
shrimplike
shrimps
shrimpy
shrinal
shrine
shrined
shrineless
shrinelike
shrines
shrining
shrink
shrink-wrap
shrink-wrapped
shrink-wrapped software (current term)
shrink-wrapping
shrink-wraps
shrink away
shrink back
shrink from
shrink up
shrinkable
shrinkages
shrinked
shrinker
shrinkers
shrinking
shrinking violet

Literary usage of Shrink-wrapped software

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Software, Growth, and the Future of the U.S. Economy: Report of a Symposium by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, Charles W. Wessner (2006)
"Different Models of Recognizing Revenue shrink-wrapped software is generally reported at the time of sale and tends to be purchased without additional ..."

2. Computer Virus Survival Guide by David Stang (1991)
"So be careful even with shrink-wrapped software. 1J Set up a test machine for users that will permit them to safely scan software they bring in from home. ..."

3. Computer Viruses by David J. Stang (1991)
"Likewise, an office that purchases multiple copies of an application can perform a similar function on incoming shrink-wrapped software. ..."

4. Enhancing Productivity Growth in the Information Age by Dale Weldeau Jorgenson, Charles W. Wessner (2007)
"Prepackaged (or shrink- wrapped) software is packaged, mass-produced software. It is available off-the- shelf, though increasingly replaced by on-line sales ..."

5. The Rise of Open Source Licensing: A Challenge to the Use of Intellectual by Mikko Välimäki (2005)
"... the actual nature of (shrink wrapped) software licensing and the principle of free movement of goods. 243 Since modification right (in the US, ..."

6. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"The front two-thirds were a maze of peeling, stickered- over stamped-metal shelving units piled high with junk tech: ancient shrink-wrapped software, ..."

7. The Telecommunications Challenge: Changing Technologies and Evolving by Charles W. Wessner (2006)
"It had recognized that these firms were no longer making and selling shrink-wrapped software but were shipping software out over the Net. ..."

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