ensphere
transitive verb Date: 1612 to enclose in or as if in a sphere

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  • Ensphere — En*sphere , v. t. [Pref. en + sphere. Cf. {Insphere}.] 1. To place in a sphere; to envelop. [1913 Webster] His ample shoulders in a cloud ensphered. Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. To form into a sphere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ensphere — index border (bound), circumscribe (surround by boundary), contain (enclose), encompass (surround), envelop …   Law dictionary

  • ensphere — [en sfir′] vt. ensphered, ensphering to enclose in or as in a sphere …   English World dictionary

  • ensphere — /en sfear /, v.t., ensphered, ensphering. 1. to enclose in or as if in a sphere. 2. to form into a sphere. Also, insphere. [1605 15; EN 1 + SPHERE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ensphere — v. form into a sphere; make spherical; place in a sphere; enclose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ensphere — en·sphere …   English syllables

  • ensphere — en•sphere [[t]ɛnˈsfɪər[/t]] v. t. sphered, spher•ing 1) to enclose in or as if in a sphere 2) to form into a sphere • Etymology: 1605–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • ensphere — …   Useful english dictionary

  • re-ensphere — …   Useful english dictionary

  • insphere — variant of ensphere * * * /in sfear /, v.t., insphered, insphering. ensphere. * * * insphere, spheare variants of ensphere v …   Useful english dictionary

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