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Meaning of ENCLOSURE

Pronunciation:  en'klowzhur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of enclosing something inside something else
  2. [n]  artifact consisting of a space that has been enclosed for some purpose
  3. [n]  something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
  4. [n]  a naturally enclosed space

ENCLOSURE is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: enclosing, envelopment, inclosure, inclosure, natural enclosure
 See Also: artefact, artifact, boxing, cage, cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, catchall, cave, cavern, chamber, cockpit, compound, coop, dock, document, dog pound, encasement, entity, hold, incasement, insertion, introduction, intromission, lock, lock chamber, matrix, nacelle, niche, packing, papers, pen, physical thing, playpen, plenum, pound, recess, storage area, written document, yard



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\En*clo"sure\ (?; 135), n.
Inclosure. See {Inclosure}.

Note: The words enclose and enclosure are written
      indiscriminately enclose or inclose and enclosure or

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are in an enclosure indicates that you are in defensive mode. Some situation in your waking life has put you on guard and arouses the need to protect/defend yourself. Dreaming that you are in an enclosure that is shrinking indicates that you feel restrained and confined in some circumstance. It represents actual or perceived limitations. You need to start testing out your boundaries in order to grow. Dreaming that you are in an enclosure made of glass, suggests that you are too critical about a person or situation.
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 Related Terms: abatis, advanced work, arena, bailey, balistraria, bank, banquette, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barnyard, barricade, barrier, bartizan, barton, bastion, battlement, boundary, box, breastwork, bulwark, cage, casemate, cheval-de-frise, cincture, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, circumvallation, close, compound, confine, container, containment, contravallation, coop, corral, cote, counterscarp, court, courtyard, crib, croft, curtain, curtilage, delimited field, demibastion, dike, dog pound, drawbridge, earthwork, embracement, encincture, encirclement, enclave, encompassment, enfoldment, entanglement, envelopment, environment, escarp, escarpment, farmyard, fence, field, fieldwork, fold, fortalice, fortification, girding, girdling, glacis, ground, hedge, hell, hutch, inclusion, involvement, kraal, limbo, list, loophole, lunette, machicolation, manger, mantelet, merlon, mound, outwork, paddock, pale, paling, palisade, parados, parapet, park, pasture, pen, penfold, pigpen, pigsty, pinfold, place of confinement, polygon, portcullis, postern gate, pound, purgatory, quad, quadrangle, rail, railing, rampart, ravelin, redan, redoubt, rink, run, runway, sally port, scarp, sconce, square, stall, stockade, stockyard, sty, surrounding, tenaille, theater, toft, vallation, vallum, wall, work, yard