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