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Meaning of ENVELOPMENT

Pronunciation:  en'velupmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of enclosing something inside something else
 

ENVELOPMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: enclosing, enclosure, inclosure
 
 See Also: boxing, encasement, incasement, insertion, introduction, intromission, packing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bandage, bandaging, beleaguerment, besetment, besiegement, binder, binding, blanketing, blockade, blockading, blocking, blotting out, cementwork, cincture, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, circumscription, cloaking, clouding, coating, confinement, containment, cordoning, coverage, covering, curtaining, dust jacket, eclipse, eclipsing, embracement, encincture, encirclement, enclosure, encompassment, enfoldment, envelope, environment, enwrapment, enwrapping, gift wrapping, girding, girdling, hiding, immurement, imprisonment, incarceration, inclusion, incrustation, investment, involvement, jacket, laying on, mantling, masking, obduction, obscuring, occultation, overlaying, overspreading, pargeting, pincer movement, plasterwork, quarantine, screening, sheathing, shielding, shrouding, siege, stuccowork, superimposition, superposition, surrounding, upholstering, upholstery, veiling, vertical envelopment, wrap, wrapper, wrapping
 

 

 

 

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