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

 rev·er·ie /ˈrɛvəri, ˈrɛvri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rev·er·ie Rev·er·y n.; pl. Reveries
 1. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream. “Rapt in nameless reveries.”
    When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it.   --Locke.
 2. An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision. [R.]
    There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds].   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: absent-minded dreaming while awake [syn: revery, daydream,
            daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the
           air, castle in Spain]
      2: an abstracted state of absorption [syn: revery]