Wrapper vs Casing - What's the difference?
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Wrapper is a related term of casing.
As nouns the difference between wrapper and casing
is that wrapper
is something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection: a wrapping while casing
is that which encloses or encases.
As a verb casing is
Something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection: a wrapping.
An outer garment; a loose robe or dressing gown.
*1839 , (Edgar Allan Poe), ‘William Wilson’:
*:‘Please to examine, at your leisure, the inner linings of the cuff of his left sleeve, and the several little packages which may be found in the somewhat capacious pockets of his embroidered morning wrapper .’
One who, or that which, wraps.
(computing) A construct, such as a class or module, that serves to mediate access to another.
- He proved to be a remarkably efficient wrapper of parcels.
- We need a Perl wrapper for this C++ library.
* (construct that mediates access)
* wrapper class
* In the computing sense, is often used attributively: one can speak of a “wrapper class”, a “wrapper object”, a “wrapper function”, and so on. More broadly, one can speak of the “wrapper pattern”, which is a general term for the creation and use of such wrappers.
That which encloses or encases.
(uncountable, computing) The collective states of upper and lower case letters.
- Some people like to split the casing of a sausage before cooking so it doesn't burst. Others don't.
- The replacement string should have the same casing as the matched text.
* sausage casing