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en·vel·op

 (ĕn-vĕl′əp)
tr.v. en·vel·oped, en·vel·op·ing, en·vel·ops
1. To wrap, enclose, or cover: "Accompanying the darkness, a stillness envelops the city" (Curtis Wilkie).
2. To surround: The troops enveloped the town.

[Middle English envolupen, to be involved in, from Old French envoluper, envoloper : en-, in; see en-1 + voloper, to wrap up; perhaps akin to Medieval Latin faluppa, chaff, straw (influenced by Latin volvere, to roll).]

en·vel′op·er n.
en·vel′op·ment n.

envelopment

An offensive maneuver in which the main attacking force passes around or over the enemy's principal defensive positions to secure objectives to the enemy's rear. See also turning movement.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.envelopment - the act of enclosing something inside something else
intromission, insertion, introduction - the act of putting one thing into another
boxing, packing - the enclosure of something in a package or box
encasement, incasement - the act of enclosing something in a case
Translations

envelopment

[ɪnˈveləpmənt] Nenvolvimiento m

envelopment

nEinhüllung f
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