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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrapped or Wrapt; p. pr. & vb. n. Wrapping.]
 1. To wind or fold together; to arrange in folds.
    Then cometh Simon Peter, . . . and seeth . . . the napkin that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself.   --John xx. 6, 7.
 Like one that wraps the drapery of his couch
 About him, and lies down to pleasant dreams.   --Bryant.
 2. To cover by winding or folding; to envelop completely; to involve; to infold; -- often with up.
 I . . . wrapt in mist
 Of midnight vapor, glide obscure.   --Milton.
 3. To conceal by enveloping or infolding; to hide; hence, to involve, as an effect or consequence; to be followed by.
    Wise poets that wrap truth in tales.   --Carew.
 To be wrapped up in, to be wholly engrossed in; to be entirely dependent on; to be covered with.
    Leontine's young wife, in whom all his happiness was wrapped up, died in a few days after the death of her daughter.   --Addison.
    Things reflected on in gross and transiently . . . are thought to be wrapped up in impenetrable obscurity.   --Locke.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: cloak that is folded or wrapped around a person [syn: wrapper]
      2: a sandwich in which the filling is rolled up in a soft
      3: the covering (usually paper or cellophane) in which
         something is wrapped [syn: wrapping, wrapper]
      v 1: arrange or fold as a cover or protection; "wrap the baby
           before taking her out"; "Wrap the present" [syn: wrap
           up] [ant: unwrap]
      2: wrap or coil around; "roll your hair around your finger";
         "Twine the thread around the spool" [syn: wind, roll,
         twine] [ant: unwind]
      3: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering;
         "Fog enveloped the house" [syn: envelop, enfold, enwrap,
      [also: wrapping, wrapped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak;
             "leaf-clothed trees"; "fog-cloaked meadows"; "a beam
             draped with cobwebs"; "cloud-wrapped peaks" [syn: cloaked,
              clothed, draped, mantled]
      2: wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that
         engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally
         engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this
         fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de
         la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought" [syn: absorbed,
          engrossed, enwrapped, intent, rapt]
      3: enclosed securely in a covering of paper or the like; "gaily
         wrapped gifts" [ant: unwrapped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See wrap