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Having all one's attention or interest absorbed by someone or something,
  1. Having all one's attention or interest absorbed by someone or something
    • - they seemed to be engrossed in conversation

  1. captive: giving or marked by complete attention to; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "then wrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought"
  2. written formally in a large clear script, as a deed or other legal document
  3. (engross) steep: devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies"
  4. (engross) absorb: consume all of one's attention or time; "Her interest in butterflies absorbs her completely"
  5. (engrossing) absorbing: capable of arousing and holding the attention; "a fascinating story"
  6. (engrossment) concentration: complete attention; intense mental effort
  7. Penmanship or handwriting is the art of writing with the hand and a writing instrument. Styles of handwriting are also called hands or scripts.
  8. Engrossing, forestalling and regrating were marketing offences in English common law. The terms were used to describe unacceptable methods of influencing the market, sometimes by creating a local monopoly for a certain good, usually food. ...
  9. Preoccupied with something to the exclusion of everything else
  10. (engross) To write (a document) in large, aesthetic, and legible lettering; to make a finalized copy of; To buy up wholesale, especially to buy the whole supply of (a commodity etc. ...
  11. (engrossing) Utterly consuming of one's time and attention
  12. (Engross) To print a final copy of a document. In archaic CRIMINAL LAW, engrossment was the process of forcing higher the price of a good by buying it up and creating a MONOPOLY.
  13. (Engrossing) Revising a bill to include all amendments and technical corrections before second or third reading in the House or Senate.
  14. (Engrossing) the enlarging of a farm by removing the holders of the surrounding holdings (usually smaller holdings).
  15. (engrossing) taking up a lot of time
  16. (Engrossment) The incorporation of amendments into a bill (or joint resolution) when a bill passes the house of origin and is sent to the second house. If not amended, the introduced version of the bill becomes the engrossed bill.
  17. (Engrossment) when the draft deeds to a property are approved they are engrossed for the vendor and purchaser to sign.
  18. (Engrossment) The formal and final version of a document prepared by a solicitor in readiness for signing and sealing following agreement of the final draft between the parties.
  19. (Engrossment) The clean copy of a deed or document that is to be signed.
  20. (Engrossment) the process of preparing a bill for Final Reading by incorporating all adopted amendments.
  21. (ENGROSSMENT) The act of perfecting an item of legislation in accordance with any amendments which have been adopted to it since its origin.
  22. (Engrossment) (Eng.) After passage by both branches the Bill is passed to be engrossed. Engrossment is the procedure whereby the Bill is typed in simulated script on special paper in the Engrossing Division. The engrossed Bill is voted upon for enactment. (See also Enactment)
  23. (Engrossment) Characteristic sense of absorption, preoccupation, and interest in the infant demonstrated by fathers during early contact with their infants.
  24. (Engrossment) Preparation of a legal document in its final form prior to signing. Enterprise Investment Scheme. Introduced by the November 1993 budget as a replacement for the BES scheme which ended 31/12/93. ...
  25. (Engrossment) The drafting of a resolution or bill in the legislature just prior to the final vote.