noun see envelop

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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 — Synonyms and related words: bandage, bandaging, beleaguerment, besetment, besiegement, binder, binding, blanketing, blockade, blockading, blocking, blotting out, cementwork, cincture, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • 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 — /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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