Meaning of wire wrap in English:

wire wrap


  • 1A covering or enclosure formed by turns of wire; material in the form of turns of wire; an instance of making this.

  • 2Electronics
    The practice or technique of quickly and securely connecting a wire to a pin by winding it round the pin using a tool or machine designed for the purpose. Frequently attributive Compare wire wrapping . [A trademark in the United States.].


Late 19th century; earliest use found in U.S. Patents. From wire + wrap.


wire wrap

/ˈwʌɪə ˌrap/