Definition of wrapping noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈræpɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈræpɪŋ//
[uncountable] (also wrappings [plural])
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paper, plastic, etc. used for covering something in order to protect it She tore the cellophane wrapping off the box. shrink wrapping (= plastic designed to shrink around objects so that it fits them tightly) The painting was still in its wrappings. The dress still hung in its plastic wrappings.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wrapping