enwrap

[en-rap]
verb (used with object), enwrapped, enwrapping.
1.
to wrap or envelop in something.
2.
to surround or envelop, as in slumber, longing, etc.
3.
to absorb or engross, as in thought.
Also, inwrap.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English enwrappen; see en-1, wrap

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enwrap or inwrap (ɪnˈræp)
 
vb , -wraps, -wrapping, -wrapped
1.  to wrap or cover up; envelop
2.  (usually passive) to engross or absorb: enwrapped in thought
 
inwrap or inwrap
 
vb

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enwrap
c.1382, from en- "make, put in" + wrap (q.v.).
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Besides contributing in other ways to product performance, carrier molecules band together and enwrap fragrance ingredients.
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