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wrap

verb [T]  us   /ræp/ (-pp-)
to cover something or someone with paper, cloth, or other material: She wrapped the present and tied it with a ribbon. Wrap the chicken in foil and cook it for two hours. If you wrap yourself in this blanket, you will stay warm. If you wrap your fingers or arms around something, you hold it tightly: She sat back in her chair and wrapped her arms around her knees.

wrap

noun [C/U]  us   /ræp/
a piece of clothing that a person, esp. a woman, wears around the shoulders to keep warm or as a stylish addition to a suit, coat, etc.: [C] a silk/woolen wrap Wrap is material that is used to cover or protect something, such as food: [U] Put some plastic wrap around the leftover meat.
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