wrapper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wrapper a loose dressing gown for women
    • n wrapper cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person
    • n wrapper the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something is wrapped
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Steve Fletcher holds the record for the largest gum wrapper collection. His collection has 5300 gum wrappers from all across the world
    • Wrapper One who, or that which, wraps.
    • Wrapper Specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress intended to be wrapped round the person; as, a morning wrapper; a gentleman's wrapper.
    • Wrapper That in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope; covering.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wrapper One who wraps.
    • n wrapper That in which anything is wrapped or inclosed; an outer covering: as, newspaper wrappers.
    • n wrapper Specifically.
    • n wrapper The loose and detachable cover of paper put about a book bound in cloth to preserve its freshness; sometimes, incorrectly, the sewed or pasted cover of a pamphlet.
    • n wrapper Tobacco-leaf specially suited or prepared for covering cigars: distinguished from filler. See filler, 4.
    • n wrapper A loose garment meant to envelop the whole, or nearly the whole, person: applied to both indoor and outdoor garments, such as dressing-gowns, overcoats, and shawls. At certain times the name is used of some special form of garment, though for outdoor garments wrap is much more usual.
    • n wrapper An undershirt.
    • n wrapper In Fungi, same as volva.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Wrapper one who, or that which, wraps: a loose outer garment of a woman
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A form of warp—M. E. wrappen, also wlappen. Cf. Lap (v.t. to wrap) and Envelop.

Usage

In literature:

The wrappers were opened, and the scene changes.
"Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands" by Charles Nordhoff
Because I am in my morning wrapper and curl-papers?
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 100, March 21, 1891" by Various
The guild fixed wages, for instance to wool wrappers and flock pullers.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Comstock also bought large quantities of bottles, corks, packing boxes, and wrappers.
"History of the Comstock Patent Medicine Business and Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills" by Robert B. Shaw
She was wearing the same loose wrapper in which she had gone to bathe.
"The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
Ye'll see the wrappers there, in a minute.
"V. V.'s Eyes" by Henry Sydnor Harrison
The packet was simply a long letter, folded thickly in several wrappers and tied with a string.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XII. No. 30. September, 1873" by Various
She saw Kitty sitting motionless with a book on her lap, a book of which the wrapper lay on the grass beside her.
"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
She wore a long loose wrapper, clear blue in color, with little silver stars on it.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 11, No. 22, January, 1873" by Various
She shyly looked down at the edge of her thin wrapper, and I saw the outline of an uncovered toe.
"The Way of a Man" by Emerson Hough
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In news:

Judging cooking time for your turkey will be easier if you following chart on the plastic wrapper.
Teen collects candy wrappers to help cousin.
Teen collects candy wrappers to help cousin .
When you remove a fast food burger from its wrapper and bite down, you are taking it on faith that there isn't something really disgusting between the buns.
Public Health looking for LA's next sex symbol: a condom wrapper.
A new campaign from the Department of Public Health asks constituents to design the wrappers of condoms that will be distributed in the hopes of preventing new HIV infections.
The cover or wrapper for the monthly installments of BLEAK HOUSE, illustrated by Halbot K Browne.
These will be used as the wrapper, which would normally be the pasta dough.
We found several business cards and candy wrappers from the 1930s and 20s and things like that.
Able to start and stop the cycle anywhere on the load, the wrappers allow virtually unlimited wrap patterns.
Even the dumpling wrappers will be made in house...
For A century, Connecticut farmers have grown some of the world's finest cigar wrapper tobacco.
Flour tortillas make stretchier, softer and chewier wrappers for burritos, fajitas and quesadillas.
A one-ounce serving (about how many would fit in a cup-cake wrapper) has 160 calories and 11 g of fat.
And even if they aren't too big, split wood burns better because it dries more thoroughly without a continuous wrapper of bark.
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In science:

Recent research on wrapper design has stressed the need for balanced wrapper scan chains [5,10] to minimize the longest wrapper chain.
Efficient Wrapper/TAM Co-Optimization for SOC Using Rectangle Packing
In Section 5, we describe the implementation of the wrapper architecture and present results for one of the analog core tests.
Test Planning for Mixed-Signal SOCs with Wrapped Analog Cores
We evaluate the impact of the use of analog test wrappers on area overhead and test time.
Test Planning for Mixed-Signal SOCs with Wrapped Analog Cores
We also demonstrate the feasibility of using analog wrappers by presenting transistor-level simulations for an analog wrapper and a representative core.
Test Planning for Mixed-Signal SOCs with Wrapped Analog Cores
The test wrappers are reconfigurable for different data resolutions and frequencies.
Test Planning for Mixed-Signal SOCs with Wrapped Analog Cores
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