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A cover, particularly one that enfolds or encloses.


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

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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n sheets or blankets, wet or dry, used to wrap the body as part of hydrotherapeutic treatment. See also hydrotherapy.
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Working rem wraps tog with wrapped sts, knit 4 rnds.
Use discretion when decorating the wrapping paper once it is wrapped around the gift.
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They planned to secure the last rope on June 23 - the Reichstag remained wrapped, like a huge reunification girl, until July 6.
Short-row 3 Purl to 4 sts before wrapped st, wrap next st, turn.
The unit is a portable all-in-one pallet wrapper and pallet jack which offers improved productivity, consistently wrapped loads, elimination of wasted film and reduced worker injuries.