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wrap around

(Or "wraparound", "wrap") The action of a counter that starts again at zero or at "minus infinity" (see infinity) after its maximum value has been reached, and continues incrementing, either because it is programmed to do so or because of an overflow (as when a car's odometer starts again at 0).
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The Wrap Around Services Model is focused on keeping children and families together and in their homes, neighborhoods, and communities.
They performed bending tests and found the cells could wrap around a radius as small as 1.
Wrap around the head and |overlap so the double-sided tape sticks it together.
If you use the wrap-around technique merchandize the area with smaller products that won't took crowded or get bumped off, and make sure the wrap around doesn't interfere with traffic.
The toys consist of a liquid-filled soft rubbery spiky ball with a stretchy string and finger loop, and are dangerous because the stretchy rubber string can wrap around a person's neck during play and it is very difficult to untangle.
Even before material is down-sized, however, the human touch in the form of an alert hydraulic material handler operator and sorters at picking stations can help mixed C&D recyclers set aside high-value items (sheet metal and corrugated boxes) and spare the grinding and screening equipment from meeting up with heavy objects such as anvils or railroad spikes or troublesome plastic sheeting that can wrap around the discs on some types of screens.
A new 4000sqm exhibition hall will wrap around the perimeter of the old building, while other museum functions such as the library, lecture hall, cafe, administration, and artist workshops will be contained inside the original structure.