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wrap

(rap),
A cover, particularly one that enfolds or encloses.

wrap

(rap)
1. A covering, esp. one that is wound tightly around an object, as an elastic wrap or a compression wrap.
2. To wind a covering around an object.
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COMPRESSION WRAP

compression wrap

An elastic bandage used to prevent or reduce the formation of edema. The wrap is applied starting distally; it uses overlapping spirals to progress proximally. Greater pressure is applied distally than proximally, creating a compression gradient that encourages venous and lymphatic return.
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wrap,

n sheets or blankets, wet or dry, used to wrap the body as part of hydrotherapeutic treatment. See also hydrotherapy.
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Although he also rips off the wraps, Benjamin Kibias saves them unless "they jail-break", he says.
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But punters are commonly choosing tortilla wraps over breaded sandwich options in the belief they are healthier.
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The Sweet Chilli Chicken Wrap is the latest addition to Greggs' range of freshly prepared sandwiches, baguettes and wraps which already includes the recently launched Coronation Chicken Xtra Bite and the new Chicken Pesto baguette.
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The other wrap is basically more traditional breakfast fare that is given the semblance of healthiness by being wrapped in a whole-wheat tortilla.
Delworth advises retailers not to assign staff to gift wrap and run the cash register simultaneously.
In the last 12 months, market penetration of tortilla wraps has risen from 26% to 31% [TNS Superpanel 52 w/e 31 December, 2006] driven by the launch of the Mission Deli Wraps range.
A677), makes reference to both plastic wrap and Saran Wrap.