Translation of wrapper in Spanish:

wrapper

Pronunciation: /ˈræpər; ˈræpə(r)/

n

  • 1 (round food) envoltorio (m), envoltura (f); (round cigar) envoltura (f); (for newspaper, book) faja (f); (dust jacket) sobrecubierta (f), camisa (f)
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    • There are no bins and a few pieces of fast-food wrappers; sweet papers and bottles are the main offenders.
    • When bringing the hunt out to the backyard, foil wrappers will protect the eggs from dirt and debris, allowing for fun as well as a sanitary outdoor hunt.
    • Cigarettes began being sold in Britain in the 1850s, initially just sold in paper wrappers.
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    • Stamps were attached to the wrapper of the newspaper and couriers were hired to deliver Court to subscribers.
    • And the title, suddenly revealed, stares out at me from beneath the cellophane wrapper of the cover.
    • Maybe you could start sending the magazine out in a plain brown wrapper.
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    • If teens today feel they have time only to log on to the net and cyber chat, then they are not only shutting their minds off, but also loosing a lot of the rich heritage bound in between the wrappers of the books.
    • Several months ago, our Conservation Services Division was asked to design a book wrapper for the use of the Princeton University Library.
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    • Prior to the turn of the century, the Corojo wrapper was the predominant wrapper tobacco used when rolling the famous Cuban brands.
    • They may only shop for a certain wrapper or they only buy cigars that cost $4.
  • 2 [Clothing/Indumentaria] [dated/anticuado] bata (f), salto (m) de cama (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)
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    • The grand boubou (big boubou) consists of a gown worn over a shirt and trousers for men, and over a wrapper with a head-scarf for women.
    • We use cloth gowns, drapes, and wrappers at our facility, and the laundering of our linen is contracted to on outside laundry service.
    • She reached into the diminutive pocket located near the bodice of her wrapper, and procured a set of metallic keys hanging from a rather large gold ring.

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