wrapping
noun Date: 14th century something used to wrap an object ; wrapper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • wrapping — wrap ► VERB (wrapped, wrapping) 1) cover or enclose in paper or soft material. 2) arrange (paper or soft material) round something. 3) encircle or wind round: he wrapped an arm around her waist. 4) Computing cause (a word or unit of text) to be… …   English terms dictionary

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  • wrapping — UK [ˈræpɪŋ] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms wrapping : singular wrapping plural wrappings the paper, plastic etc that is wrapped around something …   English dictionary

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  • Wrapping — Wrap Wrap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wrapped}or {Wrapt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wrapping}.] [OE. wrappen, probably akin to E. warp. [root]144. Cf. {Warp}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To wind or fold together; to arrange in folds. [1913 Webster] Then cometh Simon… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wrapping — noun Wrapping is used before these nouns: ↑paper …   Collocations dictionary

  • wrapping — Synonyms and related words: ambient, bandage, bandaging, binder, binding, blanketing, blocking, blotting out, cementwork, circling, circumambient, circumferential, circumflex, circumfluent, circumfluous, circumjacent, cloaking, clouding, coating …   Moby Thesaurus

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