wrapper

[rap-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that wraps.
2.
a covering or cover.
3.
a long, loose outer garment.
4.
a loose bathrobe; negligee.
5.
British, book jacket.
6.
the tobacco leaf used for covering a cigar.
7.
Armor. a supplementary beaver reinforcing the chin and mouth area of an armet of the 15th century.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see wrap, -er1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Wrapper
Collins
World English Dictionary
wrapper (ˈræpə)
 
n
1.  the cover, usually of paper or cellophane, in which something is wrapped
2.  a dust jacket of a book
3.  the ripe firm tobacco leaf forming the outermost portion of a cigar and wound around its body
4.  a loose negligee or dressing gown, esp in the 19th century

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
FOLDOC
Computing Dictionary

wrapper definition

programming
Code which is combined with another piece of code to determine how that code is executed. The wrapper acts as an interface between its caller and the wrapped code. This may be done for compatibility, e.g. if the wrapped code is in a different programming language or uses different calling conventions, or for security, e.g. to prevent the calling program from executing certain functions. The implication is that the wrapped code can only be accessed via the wrapper.
(1998-12-15)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
Cite This Source
Example sentences
And then discovering that the tin foil ball is from a lunch wrapper.
Every one knows that a tea-gown is a hybrid between a wrapper and a ball dress.
We're fools who care more about how a thing is said and the wrapper of promise
  it conveys than what it actually means.
She took off her wrapper and night- gown in a cubicle.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;