Meaning of word wrap in English:

word wrap


mass noun
  • (in word processing) a feature that automatically moves a word that is too long to fit on a line to the beginning of the next line.

    • ‘The most common MIME types are as follows: text/plain - Plain text that is output as block characters with exactly the alignment used when transmitted (no word wrap).’
    • ‘This command makes it easy to change the paragraph width, add additional words, control word wrap, and more.’
    • ‘I don't know of any way to force word wrap in a table cell, so I'll probably have to do some funky scripting to force line breaks every 50 characters or so.’
    • ‘Could Thunderbird be configured to word wrap at the window boundaries so that the text doesn't extend off the page?’