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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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Handcur badan dikandung tanah, When wrapt in earth the body moulders Budi yang baik dikenang juga.
This daft thriller, set aboard a submarine, contains no end of snorts but is guaranteed to keep you wrapt right to the end.
Wrapt is bespoke gift wrapping and packaging company.
Yes, trust them not: for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapt in a player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank-verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shakescene in a country.
Rutter argues that the theatrical force of the scene creates such an impact that when Robert Greene attacks Shakespeare's career, he recalls this scene and "makes Margaret Shakespeare in his embittered citation, 'Tygers heart wrapt in a Players hide'" ("Of Tygers' Hearts" 183-85).
Al Meheeri, founder and CEO of Wrapt, which offers customised gift wrapping services.
Journalist William Carnie reported "In his preaching, he drew very effective illustrations from the heavenly bodies in their courses, and to see him, pale, spare of form, wrapt in his work, his outstretched arm, with finger pointing heavenward during a fervent burst of adoration, was a pulpit picture not to be soon forgotten.
Summary: Wrapt, the premium, fashion-based gift wrapping and packaging services brand, has signed a franchise agreement to open in Kuwait in 2013.
Came his cronies; some to gaze Wrapt in wonder; some Free with counsel; some with praise; Some with envy dumb.
And lo, even now, midst mountains wrapt in storm, On Andes' heights he shrouds his awful form, On Chimborazo's summits treads sublime, Measuring in lofty thought the march of Time; Sudden he calls:--"'Tis now the hour
To the far right St George holds a red cross with wrapt attention and studied immobility--confessing perhaps, that the palm must be awarded to the 'real' St George/Charles I figure.
Those looking for inspiration can also head to Wrapt at Mercato mall which is offering vouchers for mums to create their own abayas.