verb (used with object), wrapped or wrapt, wrap·ping.
verb (used without object), wrapped or wrapt, wrap·ping.
- the completion of photography on a film or an individual scene.
- the termination of a working day during the shooting of a film.
- wrangell mountains,
- wrangell-st. elias national park,
- wrap account,
- wrap party,
- wrap up,
- intensely absorbed in: wrapped up in one's work.
- involved in; bound up with: Peace is wrapped up in willingness to compromise.
Origin of wrap
Examples from the Web for wrap
It can be hard to wrap your head around the problems facing the continent because they might seem ancient to us.
Creepy thing to wrap up in festive paper and a bow and give to a newborn baby, yeah?
Sailor Moon Crystal is expected to wrap up its initial storylines by the end of the year.‘Sailor Moon’ Is an Oasis for Superheroes Who Can Save the Universe in Heels|Rich Goldstein|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Diane von Furstenberg has been an original throughout her life – the wrap dress was her creation.
What were the biggest hurdles for you on The Sopranos as far as storylines to tackle, or storylines to wrap up?David Chase on Tony Soprano’s Fate, the State of TV, and Why He Couldn’t Finish ‘True Detective’|Marlow Stern|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oh, don't some things make you want to pull the sky down an' wrap up in it!Friendship Village|Zona Gale
Wrap the skull muscles on with excelsior rolled in palms of hands.Taxidermy|Leon Luther Pray
This resolved me henceforward to wrap up my head and face before going to rest.The Frozen Pirate|W. Clark Russell
Put forth thy wings, thy coronals of Love, wrap thee with fluctuant Winds and exulting Seas!The Masque of the Elements|Herman Scheffauer
If you get it too narrow you cannot then roll it up so snugly for packing nor wrap it so closely about the body at night.Touring Afoot|Claude Powell Fordyce
verb wraps, wrapping or wrapped (mainly tr)
- the end of a working day during the filming of a motion picture or television programme
- the completion of filming of a motion picture or television programme
Word Origin for wrap
early 14c., wrappen, of uncertain etymology, perhaps via Scandinavian (cf. Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"), ultimately from PIE *werp- "to turn, wind" (cf. Greek rhaptein "to sew"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Related: Wrapped; wrapping.
late 15c., "fine cloth used as a cover or wrapping for bread," from wrap (v.). As a type of women's garment, recorded from 1827. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1974. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
In addition to the idiom beginning with wrap
- wrap up
- twist (wrap) around one's finger
- under wraps