wraparound


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wrap·a·round

 (răp′ə-round′)
adj.
1. Designed to be wrapped around the body and fastened: a wraparound skirt.
2. Shaped to curve around the sides: a wraparound windshield.
3. Sports Of or being a shot, as in ice hockey, made after going behind the goal and turning sharply toward the side or front of the net.
n.
1. A garment that is open to the side and is wrapped around the body.
2. Something that encompasses or laps over something else.
3. A text placement feature, as of a word processing program, that automatically moves text that will not fit on one line to the following line.
4. Sports A wraparound shot or goal.

wraparound

(ˈræpəˌraʊnd)
n
(Computer Science) computing another name for word wrapping

wrap′a•round`

or wrap′-a•round`,



adj.
1. (of a garment) made to fold around or across the body so that one side of the fabric overlaps the other, forming the closure.
2. extending in a curve from the front around to the sides: a wraparound windshield.
3. all-inclusive; comprehensive: a wraparound insurance plan.
n.
4. a wraparound object.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wraparound - a garment (as a dress or coat) with a full length opening; adjusts to the body by wrapping around
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
Translations

wraparound

[ˈræpəˌraʊnd]
A. Nreciclado m, bucle m
B. CPD wraparound shades NPL = wraparound sunglasses wraparound skirt Nfalda f cruzada
wraparound sunglasses NPLgafas fpl de sol envolventes

wraparound

, wrapover
adj attrWickel-; wraparound skirtWickelrock m
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