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wraparound

[rap-uh-round] /ˈræp əˌraʊnd/
adjective
1.
(of a garment) made to fold around or across the body so that one side of the garment overlaps the other forming the closure.
2.
extending in a curve from the front around to the sides:
a wraparound windshield.
3.
of, pertaining to, or arranged under a wraparound mortgage:
wraparound financing.
4.
all-inclusive; comprehensive:
a wraparound insurance plan.
noun
5.
a wraparound object.
6.
7.
Printing. a thin metal, plastic, or rubber plate made flat and then wrapped around a cylinder for printing on a rotary press.
8.
9.
British, book jacket.
Also, wrap-around.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; adj., noun use of verb phrase wrap around (something)
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British Dictionary definitions for wrap-around

wraparound

/ˈræpəˌraʊnd/
noun
1.
(computing) another name for word wrapping
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