Entry from US English dictionary
A computer program that works only with another fully developed program, which it enhances in some way: we have created a viewer that is a simple wrapper application for the underlying multimedia system
More example sentences
- It looks like the wrapper application crashed but the engine itself was still running.
- The second application, a component based data visualisation application, employs the injection wrapper application to gain support for distributed multiple input devices at run-time.
- Back in 2002, I talked about graphical wrapper applications that attempt to make Unix command-line tools more accessible to Mac users who prefer to avoid the command-line whenever possible.
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Syllabification: wrap·per ap·pli·ca·tion
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