Definition of wrapping
: something used to wrap an object : wrapper
Examples of wrapping in a Sentence
She tore the wrapping off the present.
Some of the mummy's wrappings had been removed.
Recent Examples of wrapping from the Web
The photo showed the tattoo still covered in protective wrapping, in order to keep the tat safe.
PepsiCo Inc. and The Procter & Gamble Co. are among its clients, as is Mexican bread-making giant Grupo Bimbo SAB, which uses Asti’s vehicles to move pallets with bread from its plastic wrapping station to the warehouse at one of its Spanish plants.
PHOENIX — Both sides in the criminal contempt trial against former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio rested their cases Thursday, wrapping up proceedings in half the time allotted.
In the video, which was captured at dawn, the theater's lights are on, revealing wrapping staircases that will bring people downstairs to the 1,000-person auditorium.
With voting wrapping up Thursday, the starting lineups for the All-Star Game will be set.
Between being on tour for months at a time over the past year, and filming and wrapping Pitch Perfect 3, the 20-year-old has been pretty busy.
The San Diego Police Department just took the wrapping off a system designed to help zero in on potentially worrisome behavior that, if left unchecked, could spiral into misconduct.
Hordes of competitors and spectators play, drink and watch the two weekend round of games that kicks off July 8-9 wrapping up the following weekend of July 15-16.
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First Known Use of wrapping
WRAPPING Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of wrapping for Students
: something used to wrap something else : wrapper
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