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Meaning of envelop

en•vel•op

Pronunciation: (v.en-vel'upn.en-vel'up, en'vu-lup, än'-), [key]
— v., n. -oped, -op•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to wrap up in or as in a covering: The long cloak she was wearing enveloped her completely.
  2. to serve as a wrapping or covering for, as a membrane of an organ or a sheath.
  3. to surround entirely.
  4. to attack (an enemy's flank).
—n.
  1. envelope.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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