- vt. 包；缠绕；隐藏；掩护
- vi. 包起来；缠绕；穿外衣
- n. 外套；围巾
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1. see wrench.
- wrap:  The antecedents of wrap are a mystery. It has no known Germanic relatives, although it is similar to North Frisian wrappe ‘stop up’ and Danish dialect vrappe ‘stuff’. A possible connection has been suggested with Greek ráptein ‘sew, patch’ and Lithuanian verpti ‘spin’.
- wrap (v.)
- early 14c., wrappen, "to wind (something around something else), cover (something), conceal; bind up, swaddle; fold (something) up or back on itself," of uncertain origin, perhaps via Scandinavian (compare Danish dialectal vravle "to wind"). Or perhaps a variant of lap (v.2). To wrap up "put an end to" is from 1926. Related: Wrapped; wrapping. Wrapping paper is from 1715.
- wrap (n.)
- 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 "plastic film or cellophane used as a wrap" is from 1930. Meaning "end of a filming session" is attested from 1970. Meaning "sandwich material folded up in flour tortilla" is by 1998. Figurative phrase under wraps "in concealment" is recorded from 1939.
- 1. NATO defense ministers wrap up their meeting in Brussels today.
- 2. Diana is taking the opportunity to wrap up the family presents.
- 3. Wrap your baby snugly in a shawl or blanket.
- 4. Wrap the foil over the fish.
- 5. Remember to wrap up warmly on cold days.
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