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prewrap

verb pre·wrap \ ˌprē-ˈrap \
variants: or pre-wrap

Definition of prewrap

prewrapped or pre-wrapped; prewrapping or pre-wrapping
: to wrap (something) in advance
  • prewrap a gift

First Known Use of prewrap

circa 1934

in the meaning defined above

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prewrap

noun pre·wrap \ ˈprē-ˌrap \
variants: or pre-wrap

Definition of prewrap

: a very thin layer of foam used to cover the skin before a supportive adhesive tape is applied to a sporting injury especially to prevent the tape from adhering to or irritating the skin
  • covered the sprained ankle in prewrap

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