wrapping definition by Webster's New World
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the material, as paper, in which something is wrapped
wrapping definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The material in which something is wrapped.
Variant of wrap
transitive verb wrapped, wrapping
- to wind or fold (a covering) around something
- to cover by this means
- to envelop, surround, overspread, etc. or hide, conceal, veil, etc. as by enveloping: a town wrapped in fog
- to enclose and fasten in a wrapper of paper, etc.: a box wrapped for mailing
- to wind or fold: to wrap one's arms around someone
- Film to complete photographing (a film, scene, etc.)
Origin: Middle English wrappen
- to twine, extend, coil, etc.: usually with over, around, etc.
- Film to complete the photographing of a film, scene, etc.
- an outer covering; esp.,
- something worn by being wrapped around the body, as a shawl
- an outer garment, as an overcoat
- a blanket
- material used for wrapping things
- secrecy; censorship; concealment: plans kept under wraps
- a kind of sandwich consisting of a piece of flatbread wrapped around any of various fillings
- Film the completion of the photographing of a film, a scene, etc.