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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of envelop.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. enclosed or surrounded completely.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, entwined: applied to charges around which serpents, or laurels or other plants, are loosely wound. Also inwrapped.

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Examples

  • She tried to look severe, but a broad grin enveloped her face when she saw my new contrivance.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • On recovering, he found himself again enveloped in the horrors of darkness, silence, and despair.

    The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne: A Highland Story

  • Enterprise 2.0 is often derided as a buzzword enveloped in ivory-tower abstractions that obfuscate as much as enlighten.www. newsgator.com) today launched a new blog from the trenches of Enterprise 2.0 - yes, there are trenches - called "Everyday Enterprise 2.0," authored by Christy Schoon, the company's director of Enterprise 2.0 consulting.

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  • They say that he's actually doing quite well and he is being kept in the ICU mostly for privacy reasons, because of this high-profile status that has kind of enveloped his situation here.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2006

  • It's almost like a huge cloud had kind of enveloped that part of lower Manhattan.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2001

  • When Wilbraham was telling me this part of Ids story he seemed to be enveloped -- "enveloped" is the word that best conveys my own experience of him -- by some quite radiant happiness.

    The Best British Short Stories of 1922

  • When Wilbraham was telling me this part of his story he seemed to be enveloped -- "enveloped" is the word that best conveys my own experience of him -- by some quite radiant happiness.

    The Best British Short Stories of 1922

  • Our neighbors have a much more convincing volume of "enveloped" salaries.

    neweurasia.net

  • HIV belongs to a group of viruses known as "enveloped" viruses, which also includes influenza, mumps, measles, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, Ebola and SARS.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Meanwhile, buildings will be "enveloped" with special insulation to reduce heat loss by 15 per cent, and the renewable energy target will be fulfilled by an onsite wind turbine and a wood chip-fired combined heat and power plant.

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