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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wrapper \Wrap"per\, n.
1. One who, or that which, wraps.
2. That in which anything is wrapped, or inclosed; envelope;
3. Specifically, a loose outer garment; an article of dress
intended to be wrapped round the person; as, a morning
wrapper; a gentleman's wrapper.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a loose dressing gown for women [syn: negligee,
neglige, peignoir, wrapper, housecoat]
2: the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which something
is wrapped [syn: wrapping, wrap, wrapper]
3: cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person [syn: wrap,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
63 Moby Thesaurus words for "wrapper":
Smyth sewing, backing, bandage, bandaging, bibliopegy, binder,
binder board, binding, book cloth, book cover, book jacket,
bookbinding, bookcase, case, casemaking, casing-in, casual clothes,
collating, collating mark, cover, dishabille, dust cover,
dust jacket, envelope, envelopment, folding, footband, gathering,
gift wrapping, gluing-off, hard binding, headband, jacket,
library binding, lining, lining-up, mechanical binding, neglige,
negligee, niggerhead, perfect binding, plastic binding, rounding,
saddle stitching, sewing, side sewing, signature, slipcase,
slipcover, smashing, soft binding, something comfortable,
spiral binding, sport clothes, stamping, stapling, tailband,
tipping, trimming, undress, wire stitching, wrap, wrapping
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
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
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