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
Related Words for wrappingdrape, hide, swaddle, swathe, shroud, immerse, cover, cloak, bundle, sheathe, fold, enclose, bandage, bind, clothe, pack, encase, encircle, twine, enfold
Examples from the Web for wrapping
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 3, 2015
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
October 27, 2014
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
June 16, 2014
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
January 24, 2014
Historical Examples of wrapping
Linda picked it up, untied the string, and slipped off the wrapping.Her Father's Daughter
To the devil with this dismal darkness, wrapping itself about one with a chill!Little Dorrit
That burst of cold—had it truly been liquid fires, wrapping him around?Two Thousand Miles Below
Charles Willard Diffin
He was wrapping the beautiful smell again in the tissue wrappings.The Very Small Person
Annie Hamilton Donnell
He undid the wrapping of the lawyer's letter and, as he read, the blood went from his face.Murder Point
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