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wrap·ping

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

(ˈræpɪŋ)
n
the material used to wrap something
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wrap•ping

(ˈræp ɪŋ)

n.
the covering in which something is wrapped.
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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
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wrapping

noun
The material in which something is wrapped.Also used in plural:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wrapping

[ˈræpɪŋ] n (on product, package)emballage mwrapping paper n (for gift)papier m cadeau (= packaging material) → papier m d'emballage
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

wrapping

nVerpackung f (→ round +gen, → von)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wrapping

[ˈræpɪŋ] n (for chocolate, parcel) → carta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
He had almost emerged from the shadow of the arcade into the full light of the flare and the approaching men were but a few yards from him, when he suddenly kneeled and pretended to adjust the wrappings of his sandals--wrappings, which, by the way, he was not at all sure that he had adjusted as their makers had intended them to be adjusted.
"Take off your wrappings and come into the study till dinner.
Tied or trussed like fowls or pigs, they were tumbled on the hard- packed earthen floor, beneath which, shallowly buried, lay the remains of ancient chiefs, while, overhead, in wrappings of grass mats, swung all that was left of several of Bashti's immediate predecessors, his father latest among them and so swinging for two full generations.
They were bareheaded; their eyes were protected by iron goggles which projected an inch or more, the leather straps of which bound their ears flat against their heads were wound around and around with thick wrappings which a sword could not cut through; from chin to ankle they were padded thoroughly against injury; their arms were bandaged and rebandaged, layer upon layer, until they looked like solid black logs.
The rosemary nods upon the grave; The lily lolls upon the wave; Wrapping the fog about its breast, The ruin moulders into rest; Looking like Lethe, see!
The Padrone made no remark, but, wrapping his black cloak close about him, stood up to look.
Wrapping myself in my shaggy jacket of the cloth called bearskin, I fought my way against the stubborn storm.
I'll tell you what!" shouted the prince, waving his arms, and at once wrapping his squirrel-lined dressing-gown round him again.
Valdez went to your camp to steal--he is a bad Indian-- and he brought back this wrapping. It contained something he thought was gold, but it was not, so he "
She carried them without wrapping. As well as she could she lifted her skirts at the crossings.
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!' and a Canary called out in a trembling voice to its children, `Come away, my dears!
She had measured out some drops from a medicine-bottle on a chair by the bed and, after swallowing them, and wrapping her head in a piece of yellow flannel, had lain down with her face turned away.