- wrapped up,
- wrapped up in,
- wrapping paper,
Origin of wrapping
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.
Origin of wrap
Examples from the Web for wrapping
Wrapees was the term marines used for the Japanese because they had wrapping round their legs.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And here I am in Texas, 40 years later, wrapping dresses on another generation of women.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I focused on wrapping up pending obligations and getting out of America for a while.
She made the design as a comment on the comforting nature of wrapping oneself in a rebozo.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The film was shot over 19 days, wrapping on Oct. 11 of last year.‘Whiplash’ Is Sundance’s Hottest Film, A Music-Themed Drama Starring Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons|Marlow Stern|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He could scent the flower-like odour of her body and wrapping, even her hair.The Harvester|Gene Stratton Porter
First work your butter into small rolls, wrapping each one carefully in a clean muslin cloth, tying them up with a string.The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)|Mrs. F.L. Gillette
And Victoria felt an oppressive sense of the man's power, wrapping round her and her sister like a heavy cloak.The Golden Silence|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Nicholas closed the drawer and laid the torn sheet of wrapping paper back in its place.The Voice of the People|Ellen Glasgow
With an angry movement she donned her rich cloak, wrapping it about her figure and moving toward the door.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
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