American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. That in which an object is wrapped or covered, as:
- n. The material, such as paper, in which something is wrapped: a candy wrapper.
- n. The material encircling a magazine or newspaper sent by mail.
- n. A book jacket.
- n. The tobacco leaf covering a cigar.
- n. A loose dressing gown or negligee.
- n. One that wraps, as a store employee who wraps parcels.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who wraps.
- n. That in which anything is wrapped or inclosed; an outer covering: as, newspaper wrappers.
- n. Specifically.
- n. The loose and detachable cover of paper put about a book bound in cloth to preserve its freshness; sometimes, incorrectly, the sewed or pasted cover of a pamphlet.
- n. Tobacco-leaf specially suited or prepared for covering cigars: distinguished from filler. See filler, 4.
- n. A loose garment meant to envelop the whole, or nearly the whole, person: applied to both indoor and outdoor garments, such as dressing-gowns, overcoats, and shawls. At certain times the name is used of some special form of garment, though for outdoor garments wrap is much more usual.
- n. An undershirt.
- n. In Fungi, same as volva.
- n. One who, or that which, wraps.
- n. Something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection: a wrapping.
- n. A negligée or loose dressing gown.
- n. computing A construct, such as a class or module, that serves to mediate access to another.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who, or that which, wraps.
- n. That in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope; covering.
- n. Specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress intended to be wrapped round the person
- n. the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
- n. a loose dressing gown for women
- n. cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
- to wrap + -er (Wiktionary)
“It ensured that any business logic remained in the business services layer and any api/transport logic remained in the anti-corruption layer (which we called a wrapper).”
“The wrap-around fence makes for a beautiful presentation, and the detailing of flowers and grass along the bottom edge of the wrapper is quite impressive.”
“For something so thin, the wrapper is surprisingly sturdy and I was able to wrap them very easily.”
“Well, they love it so much that the exact same french fries in a McDonalds wrapper is judged six times more tasty.”
“Line a 10x10 square pan with foil, leaving overhanging edges of foil on two sides of the pan, and lightly grease the bottom and sides of the foil with butter (the used wrapper from a stick of butter works well for this).”
“She had a face that put to shame the shining sun and eyes Babylonian422 and brows like bows bended and cheeks rose-painted and teeth pearly-hued and lips sugared and glances languishing and breast ivory white and body slender and slight, full of folds and with dimples dight and hips like pillows stuffed and thighs like columns of Syrian stone, and between them what was something like a sachet of spices in wrapper swathed.”
“That's all his Government is - a sham Potemkin wrapper around a core of incompetent cronyism.”
“When it had said these words, the spectre took its wrapper from the table, and bound it round its head, as before.”
“It looked like a muffin wrapper with half a muffin it," he said disgustedly.”
“Before Connecticut tobacco became known as a wrapper, Maryland and”
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