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 Dictionary entry overview: What does envelopment mean? 

  The noun ENVELOPMENT has 1 sense:

1. the act of enclosing something inside something else

  Familiarity information: ENVELOPMENT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1envelopment [BACK TO TOP]


The act of enclosing something inside something else

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


enclosing; envelopment; enclosure; inclosure

Hypernyms ("envelopment" is a kind of...):

insertion; introduction; intromission (the act of putting one thing into another)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "envelopment"):

boxing; packing (the enclosure of something in a package or box)

encasement; incasement (the act of enclosing something in a case)

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