- wrapped up in,
- wrapping paper,
- wrath, cape,
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 wrapt
For the last few miles the route lies through broken woodlands, all wrapt in the glory of the southern spring-time.Wild Spain (Espaa agreste)|Abel Chapman
Suddenly, I knew not why, my heart was wrapt away in an atmosphere of sorrow.Friends and Neighbors|Anonymous
Wrapt, up in the most brotherly way in the table-cloth, they reposed on a heap of odds and ends and broken crockery.The Days of Chivalry|Ernest Louis Victor Jules L'Epine
Thus Ferguson learnt astronomy from the heavens, while wrapt in a sheep-skin on the highland hills.Self-Help|Samuel Smiles
Clouds hung heavily in the sky and the moorland was wrapt in a fine mist so peculiar to that district.The Day of Judgment|Joseph Hocking
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