Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: enveloping
IPA transcription: [ɪnv'ɛləpɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: enveloping(a)
    Meaning: surrounding and closing in on or hemming in; "the army's enveloping maneuver"
Usage examples
  • The enveloping paper was of a greenish hue, and appeared to be mouldy.
  • The blue cloth frock of semi-military cut--the forage cap--the belt sustaining a bowie-knife, with a brace of revolving pistols--all have been mentioned before as enveloping and equipping the person of Captain Cassius Calhoun.