wrapping

noun wrap·ping \ ˈra-piŋ \
|Updated on: 18 Jul 2018

Definition of wrapping

: something used to wrap an object : wrapper

Examples of wrapping in a Sentence

  1. She tore the wrapping off the present.

  2. Some of the mummy's wrappings had been removed.

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First Known Use of wrapping

14th century

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WRAPPING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of wrapping for English Language Learners

  • : a thin piece of paper, plastic, fabric, etc., that covers or surrounds something to protect it


WRAPPING Defined for Kids

wrapping

noun wrap·ping \ ˈra-piŋ \

Definition of wrapping for Students

: something used to wrap something else : wrapper


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