wraparound

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wrap +‎ around

Adjective[edit]

wraparound ‎(not comparable)

  1. (of clothing) designed to be wrapped around the body and tied
  2. (of windows, lenses, etc.) that extends around a corner or bend
  3. Serving to surround or bookend something else.
    • 1999, Thomas Schatz, Boom and Bust: American Cinema in the 1940s (page 397)
      Ushers announced movie showtimes from the moment the A picture started because the wraparound material was simply not the main attraction.

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Noun[edit]

wraparound ‎(plural wraparounds)

  1. A garment that is wrapped around the body and tied.
  2. A label or advertising display that wraps around a container.
  3. (computing) Word wrap, the word processing feature that moves text on to the next line if it will not fit on the current one.
  4. (computing) wrapping of numerical value in case of underflow or overflow
    In C# the addition of integers is unchecked, so wraparound occurs if the resulting value is beyond the representable range.