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 wraptfur, coat, shawl, cloak, jacket, stole, blanket, drape, hide, swaddle, swathe, shroud, immerse, cover, bundle, sheathe, fold, enclose, bandage, bind
Examples from the Web for wrapt
Historical Examples of wrapt
Every beginning is infinitesimal, and wrapt in the mystery of creation.Salted With Fire
His eyes burned like coals of fire; it seemed to him that he was wrapt in flame.The Downfall
For a couple of hours or more the Englishmen were wrapt in deep slumber.The Fiery Totem
"The entire affair is wrapt in mystery to this hour," said he.The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete
Charles James Lever (1806-1872)
The sun was not yet up, and all things were wrapt in a mist that chilled to the bone.The Wild Geese
Stanley John Weyman
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