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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Envelopment  \En*vel"op*ment\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  enveloppement.] 
  1.  The  act  of  enveloping  or  wrapping;  an  inclosing  or 
  covering  on  all  sides. 
 
  2.  That  which  envelops  or  surrounds;  an  envelop. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  envelopment 
  n  :  the  act  of  enclosing  something  inside  something  else  [syn:  {enclosure}, 
  {enclosing},  {enveloping},  {inclosure}] 




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