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  1. (of a garment) made to fold around or across the body so that one side of the garment overlaps the other forming the closure.
  2. extending in a curve from the front around to the sides: a wraparound windshield.
  3. of, relating to, or arranged under a wraparound mortgage: wraparound financing.
  4. all-inclusive; comprehensive: a wraparound insurance plan.
  1. a wraparound object.
  2. outsert.
  3. Printing. a thin metal, plastic, or rubber plate made flat and then wrapped around a cylinder for printing on a rotary press.
  4. word wrap.
  5. British. book jacket.

Origin of wraparound

First recorded in 1965–70; adj., noun use of verb phrase wrap around (something)
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  1. computing another name for word wrapping
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