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 wrapped
In the mindset of the Coexist camp, those abstract beliefs have become twisted things, wrapped up with hate.
Should a Republican be elected president in 2016, many of those 20 Justice Department investigations would be wrapped up quickly.
Today the church is wrapped in scaffolding and metal ribbons are holding its façade in place until someone pays to repair it.Madonna, Carla Bruni & Obama Abandoned Pledges To Rebuild L'Aquila After The Quake|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His uniform was too tight and was wrapped around his doughy body like cellophane.
Aelita Andre has just wrapped up another major show of her abstract paintings and given interviews on her latest inspirations.
Accepted them, rather, as a part of the mystery which wrapped him about.The Breaking Point|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He has a big, gray shawl like your own, wrapped around his shoulders.The Tree of Appomattox|Joseph A. Altsheler
The light from the fire shone into the tent where the boys were stretched out, wrapped in their blankets.The Frontier Boys in the Sierras|Wyn Roosevelt
Madam Imbert wrapped the money in two newspapers, and when Josh.The Expressman and the Detective|Allan Pinkerton
A new sadi has to be wrapped and for this a bottle of thick gum is kept ready at hand.The Wheel of Fortune|Mahatma Gandhi
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