from The Century Dictionary.
- To inclose as in a globe: as, “youthful energy englobed within the bosom of the young.” See
- Specifically, to absorb or take within the substance of a white blood-globule, amœba, or other single-celled body.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To surround as if by a
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When they had reduced the foe sufficiently, the formation was to open up, englobe the survivors, and deal death on them from every quarter.
"We must englobe the swarm, if we can find the personnel."
It showed him that his command had arrived correctly, so as to englobe the half-dozen enemy vehicles everywhere above the billows.
That such phenomena were expected was evident-a Boskonian fleet moved promptly and smoothly to englobe it.
Instead, ten or twenty Patrol task - forces, under sure pilotage, dashed out to englobe at extreme range one fleet of the Boskonians.
I say englobe the planet, declare martial law, and not let anything in or out until we find it.
C'est un fourre-tout qui englobe des machines électroniques interconnectées et des sources d'informations.
Serene, then, and confident, the heavy cruisers rushed out to englobe the Boskonian fortress.
In minutes, therefore, the Boskonians rushed up and proceeded to englobe the newcomer; supposing, of course, that she was a product of the world below, that she was manned by the race who had so long and so successfully fought off Boskonian encroachment.
When they reached Algon they would completely englobe the planet just beyond detection range.