wrapping


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wrap·ping

 (răp′ĭng) also wrap·pings (-ĭngz)
n.
The material in which something is wrapped.

wrapping

(ˈræpɪŋ)
n
the material used to wrap something

wrap•ping

(ˈræp ɪŋ)

n.
the covering in which something is wrapped.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wrapping - the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrappedwrapping - the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
envelope - any wrapper or covering
plastic film, film - a thin sheet of (usually plastic and usually transparent) material used to wrap or cover things
gift wrapping - ornamental wrapping for gifts
jacket - an outer wrapping or casing; "phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets"
plastic wrap - wrapping consisting of a very thin transparent sheet of plastic
2.wrapping - an enveloping bandage
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body

wrapping

noun
The material in which something is wrapped.Also used in plural:
Translations
غِلاف، تَغْليف
=-indpakningindpakning
umbúîir
baliaci materiál
ovoj
ambalaj kâğıdı

wrapping

[ˈræpɪŋ]
A. Nenvoltura f, envase m
B. CPD wrapping paper N (gen) → papel m de envolver; (= gift-wrap) → papel m de regalo

wrapping

[ˈræpɪŋ] n (on product, package)emballage mwrapping paper n (for gift)papier m cadeau (= packaging material) → papier m d'emballage

wrapping

nVerpackung f (→ round +gen, → von)

wrapping

[ˈræpɪŋ] n (for chocolate, parcel) → carta

wrap

(rӕp) past tense, past participle wrapped verb
1. to roll or fold (round something or someone). He wrapped his handkerchief round his bleeding finger.
2. to cover by folding or winding something round. She wrapped the book (up) in brown paper; She wrapped the baby up in a warm shawl.
noun
a warm covering to put over one's shoulders.
ˈwrapper noun
a paper cover for a sweet, packet of cigarettes etc. a sweet-wrapper.
ˈwrapping noun
something used to wrap or pack something in. Christmas wrappings.
wrapped up in
giving all one's attention to. She's very wrapped up in her work these days.
wrap up
to dress warmly. You have to wrap up well if you visit England in winter; Wrap the child up well.
References in classic literature ?
Pile our things on her, while I get off these confounded skates," cried Laurie, wrapping his coat round Amy, and tugging away at the straps which never seemed so intricate before.
Valdez went to your camp to steal--he is a bad Indian-- and he brought back this wrapping.
After an hour had passed in the indulgence of their better feelings, Chingachgook abruptly announced his desire to sleep, by wrapping his head in his blanket and stretching his form on the naked earth.
In yet other rooms they were putting up meats in boxes and barrels, and wrapping hams and bacon in oiled paper, sealing and labeling and sewing them.
The floor was already strewn with weary sleepers, and the foul air of the place almost repelled him; but the heavy night-dews were chill, and his limbs weary, and, wrapping about him a tattered blanket, which formed his only bed-clothing, he stretched himself in the straw and fell asleep.
So next morning he got some big sheets of wrapping paper and some black paint, and drawed off some handbills, and stuck them up all over the village.
Bessie, having pressed me in vain to take a few spoonfuls of the boiled milk and bread she had prepared for me, wrapped up some biscuits in a paper and put them into my bag; then she helped me on with my pelisse and bonnet, and wrapping herself in a shawl, she and I left the nursery.
Catherine employed herself in wrapping a handsome book neatly in white paper, and having tied it with a bit of ribbon, and addressed it to 'Mr.
In spite of her smooth cheeks and her well-preserved hair, she looked every year of her age as she mixed the spirit with water, greedily drank it, and, wrapping her dressing-gown round her, sat down on the bedside to get possession again of her calmer self.
Professor Valerius was dead, but his widow remained in France with Daddy Daae and his daughter, who continued to play the violin and sing, wrapping in their dream of harmony their kind patroness, who seemed henceforth to live on music alone.
Some of the birds hurried off at once: one old Magpie began wrapping itself up very carefully, remarking, `I really must be getting home; the night-air doesn't suit my throat
All in vain did I shriek aloud with rage and despair, reproaching myself for the love of gain and adventure which had brought me to such a pass, but at length, growing calmer, I took up my bread and water, and wrapping my face in my mantle I groped my way towards the end of the cavern, where the air was fresher.