word wrap
noun Date: 1977 a word processing feature that automatically transfers a word for which there is insufficient space from the end of one line of text to the beginning of the next

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  • Word wrap — or line wrap is the feature, supported by most text editors, word processors, and web browsers, of automatically replacing some of the blank spaces between words by line breaks, such that each line fits in the viewable window, allowing text to be …   Wikipedia

  • word wrap — a feature of word processing systems and some electronic typewriters that automatically moves a word to a new line to avoid overrunning the margin. Also called wraparound. [1975 80] * * * word wrapping or word wrap noun (computing) (on a screen)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • word wrap — a feature of word processing systems and some electronic typewriters that automatically moves a word to a new line to avoid overrunning the margin. Also called wraparound. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • word wrap — A function of editors on BBS s (just like that found in most word processors) which will move a word that won t fit at the very right hand of the screen down to the next line …   Dictionary of telecommunications

  • word wrap — noun a word processing feature which automatically adjusts lines of text to fit within the page margins. Words exceeding the margins are set to begin a new line …   Wiktionary

  • word wrap — ‚wÉœrd‚ræp /‚wɜːd ability of a word processor to transfer entire words to the next line if they exceed the margins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Word wrap — (автоматический) переход на новую строку (в системе обработки текста); (автоматический) переход на нужную строку …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • word wrap — /ˈwɜd ræp/ (say werd rap) noun Computers the automatic formatting of lines of text to fit into a computer screen …   Australian English dictionary

  • word — O.E. word speech, talk, utterance, word, from P.Gmc. *wurdan (Cf. O.S., O.Fris. word, Du. woord, O.H.G., Ger. wort, O.N. orð, Goth. waurd), from PIE *were speak, say (see VERB (Cf. verb)). The meaning promise was in O.E., as …   Etymology dictionary

  • word wrapping — or word wrap noun (computing) (on a screen) the automatic placing of a line feed between words so that any text placed beyond the right hand end of a line is moved to the start of the next line, wraparound • • • Main Entry: ↑word …   Useful english dictionary

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