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Definitions of envelop

  1. enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. To put a covering about; to wrap up or in; to inclose within a case, wrapper, integument or the like; to surround entirely; as, to envelop goods or a letter; the fog envelops a ship. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. That which envelops, wraps up, encases, or surrounds; a wrapper; an inclosing cover; esp., the cover or wrapper of a document, as of a letter. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A work of earth, in the form of a single parapet or of a small rampart. It is sometimes raised in the ditch and sometimes beyond it. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A curve or surface which is tangent to each member of a system of curves or surfaces, the form and position of the members of the system being allowed to vary according to some continuous law. Thus, any curve is the envelope of its tangents. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A set of limits for the performance capabilities of some type of machine, originally used to refer to aircraft. Now also used metaphorically to refer to capabilities of any system in general, including human organizations, esp. in the phrase push the envelope. It is used to refer to the maximum performance available at the current state of the technology, and therefore refers to a class of machines in general, not a specific machine. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; - called also coma. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To surround with a wrapper; to hide. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To roll or fold in: to cover by wrapping: to surround entirely: to hide. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Envelopment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. That which wraps; cover for a letter. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To cover by wrapping; hide; surround. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To surround as a wrapper; enclose. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. A wrapper of paper with gummed edges, as for enclosing a letter; any enclosing covering. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To enwrap; to surround entirely; to cover on all sides; to hide; to line. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To cover by folding; to enclose, by wrapping; to surround entirely; to hide. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; -- called also coma. mso.anu.edu.au
  18. en-vel'up, v.t. to cover by wrapping: to surround entirely: to hide.--n. ENVELOPE (en'vel-[=o]p, sometimes, but quite unnecessarily, äng'vel-[=o]p), that which envelops, wraps, or covers, esp. the cover of a letter.--adj. ENVEL'OPED (her.), entwined, as with serpents, laurels, &c.--n. ENVEL'OPMENT, a wrapping or covering on all sides. [O. Fr. enveloper; origin obscure. Skeat refers it to the assumed Teut. root of M. E. wlappen, Eng. lap.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  19. Wrap up (person, thing, subject, &c., in garment, flames, clouds, mystery, or w. flame &c. as subject). Hence envelopment n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  20. (Math.) The line or surface which touches each of a family of lines or surfaces ; thus, if a great number of equal circles are drawn with their centres on the circumference of a given circle, the envelop is two circles concentric with the given circle. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  21. To inwrap, to cover; to hide, to fur-round; toline, to cover on the inside. Complete Dictionary

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