envelopment

envelopment
Synonyms and related words:
bandage, bandaging, beleaguerment, besetment, besiegement, binder, binding, blanketing, blockade, blockading, blocking, blotting out, cementwork, cincture, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, circumscription, cloaking, clouding, coating, confinement, containment, cordoning, coverage, covering, curtaining, dust jacket, eclipse, eclipsing, embracement, encincture, encirclement, enclosure, encompassment, enfoldment, envelope, environment, enwrapment, enwrapping, gift wrapping, girding, girdling, hiding, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, inclusion, incrustation, investment, involvement, jacket, laying on, mantling, masking, obduction, obscuring, occultation, overlaying, overspreading, pargeting, pincer movement, plasterwork, quarantine, screening, sheathing, shielding, shrouding, siege, stuccowork, superimposition, superposition, surrounding, upholstering, upholstery, veiling, vertical envelopment, wrap, wrapper, wrapping

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Envelopment — En*vel op*ment, n. [Cf. F. enveloppement.] 1. The act of enveloping or wrapping; an inclosing or covering on all sides. [1913 Webster] 2. That which envelops or surrounds; an envelop. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • envelopment — index blockade (enclosure), coverage (scope), enclosure, panoply Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • envelopment — 1763, from ENVELOP (Cf. envelop) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • envelopment — apsiautimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Puolamasis manevras, kai pagrindinės puolančios pajėgos, siekdamos užimti objektus priešo užnugaryje, apeina aplink arba prasiveržia pro pagrindines priešo gynybos pozicijas. atitikmenys: angl.… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • envelopment — envelop ► VERB (enveloped, enveloping) ▪ wrap up, cover, or surround completely. DERIVATIVES envelopment noun. ORIGIN Old French envoluper, related to DEVELOP(Cf. ↑developer) …   English terms dictionary

  • envelopment — An offensive maneuver in which the main attacking force passes around or over the enemy …   Military dictionary

  • envelopment — noun see envelop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • envelopment — /en vel euhp meuhnt/, n. 1. an act of enveloping. 2. the state of being enveloped. 3. a wrapping or covering. 4. Mil. an attack on an enemy s flank. [1755 65; ENVELOP + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • envelopment — noun a) The act of enveloping b) An offensive action in which an attacking force moves over or around the enemy and attacks from the rear; see also pincer movement …   Wiktionary

  • Envelopment — Упаковка готовой продукции, обёртывание; Упаковка готовой продукции; Обёртывание …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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