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

 rapt /ˈræpt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rapped usually written Rapt; p. pr. & vb. n. Rapping.]
 1. To snatch away; to seize and hurry off.
 And through the Greeks and Ilians they rapt
 The whirring chariot.   --Chapman.
    From Oxford I was rapt by my nephew, Sir Edmund Bacon, to Redgrove.   --Sir H. Wotton.
 2. To hasten. [Obs.]
 3. To seize and bear away, as the mind or thoughts; to transport out of one's self; to affect with ecstasy or rapture; as, rapt into admiration.
    I'm rapt with joy to see my Marcia's tears.   --Addison.
    Rapt into future times, the bard begun.   --Pope.
 4. To exchange; to truck. [Obs. & Low]
 To rap and ren, To rap and rend.  To seize and plunder; to snatch by violence. --Dryden. “[Ye] waste all that ye may rape and renne.”
    All they could rap and rend and pilfer.   --Hudibras.
 -- To rap out, to utter with sudden violence, as an oath.
    A judge who rapped out a great oath.   --Addison.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rapt imp. & p. p. of Rap, to snatch away.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rapt, a.
 1. Snatched away; hurried away or along.
    Waters rapt with whirling away.   --Spenser.
 2. Transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.; enraptured. “The rapt musician.”
 3. Wholly absorbed or engrossed, as in work or meditation. Rapt in secret studies.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rapt, n.
 1. An ecstasy; a trance. [Obs.]
 2. Rapidity. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rapt, v. t.
 1. To transport or ravish. [Obs.]
 2. To carry away by force. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: deeply moved; "sat completely still, enraptured by the
             music"; "listened with rapt admiration"; "rapt in
             reverie" [syn: enraptured, captive]
      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, wrapped]