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.
- 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
Related Words for wrapsfur, coat, shawl, cloak, jacket, stole, blanket, drape, hide, swaddle, swathe, shroud, immerse, cover, bundle, sheathe, fold, enclose, bandage, bind
Examples from the Web for wraps
Contemporary Examples of wraps
Caitlin Dickson wraps up another week in fun from the fringe.Fringe Factor: South Carolina Mayor Won’t Apologize for Anti-Gay Rant
October 20, 2013
He wraps up the package neatly with selective stories, data, and research.Malcolm Gladwell In Five Minutes: What to Know to Pretend You’ve Read the New Book
October 5, 2013
The silhouette was classic Christopher Bailey, with coat dresses, wraps and pencil skirts predominating.Burberry Prorsum Spring/ Summer 2014
September 16, 2013
At the last moment, Levin abruptly bails out, makes everything go right again, and wraps it up with a happy ending.Must Read New Fiction: ‘Arcadia,’ ‘Men in Space,’ ‘The O’Briens,’ ‘Hot Pink’
Chloë Schama, Jacob Silverman, Wendy Smith, Daniel Roberts
March 23, 2012
I can tell you what he is going to say before she wraps her scarf dutifully around her hair to go meet the imam.All-American Muslim: Why Advertisers Are Right to Boycott
Asra Q. Nomani
December 15, 2011
Historical Examples of wraps
Grace sprang from her chair and began slipping into her wraps.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
With that the Princess ran away and presently reappeared with her wraps on.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
Miss Jennie sank gracefully into her own, and allowed him to adjust the wraps around her.A Woman Intervenes
These wraps seem glued to her—they form quite a breastplate.'His Masterpiece
He handed his wraps to this detective, dressed as an ordinary porter.A Nest of Spies
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