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wrapper

1. the cover, usually of paper or cellophane, in which something is wrapped
2. the ripe firm tobacco leaf forming the outermost portion of a cigar and wound around its body

wrapper

(programming)
Code which is combined with another piece of code to determine how that code is executed. The wrapper acts as an interface between its caller and the wrapped code. This may be done for compatibility, e.g. if the wrapped code is in a different programming language or uses different calling conventions, or for security, e.g. to prevent the calling program from executing certain functions. The implication is that the wrapped code can only be accessed via the wrapper.

wrapper

A data structure or software that contains ("wraps around") other data or software, so that the contained elements can exist in the newer system. The term is often used with component software, where a wrapper is placed around a legacy routine to make it behave like an object. This is also called "encapsulation" or "wrapper encapsulation," but is not the same as "object encapsulation," a fundamental concept of object technology. See encapsulation and tunneling.
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From afar, the material appeared off-white, but upon closer inspection, the wrapper managed to retain faint traces of polka dots.
Place your completed summer roll onto the greased tray and repeat the process with the remaining paper wrappers and filling.
CCTV caught Peter Mills, 68, hiding PS50 notes in empty KitKat wrappers up to three times a day at the cash handling depot where he worked.
The wrapper has simplified the job and made the process faster and easier," agrees Herb Wright, warehouse manager.
Roll the wrapper, starting with the filling side, folding the ends over the fillings as you roll to form a tight cylinder.
With this in mind, the Pancake Wrapper has been conceived.
The pallet wrapper supplied to Muller Dairy is a compact and cost-effective Siat by Linkx SW2L machine that has been customised to maximise commonality of parts with other similar machines already in use on the site.
The Biscuit Wrapper Roundup Collection Contest is taking place from 8th April until 7th October 2013.
He has a wrapper from the shop which was found in the 1970s.
His stash includes an original Marathon wrapper from the 1960s, predecimalisation.
B09-C58 in Hall 6) it can be seen together with the Sigpack HCUR horizontal flow wrapper with ultrasonic sealing, as well as in combination with the Miniwrap BVK 2000, a horizontal flow wrapper for small-sized products.
The bill would make it illegal for anyone in Oregon to "sell or dispense" these items, also known as cigar or blunt wrappers.