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Definition of "enveloping" []

  • Present participle of envelop. (verb)

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Use "enveloping" in a sentence
  • "I doubt there will be any pressure in enveloping another town around here."
  • "The tar descended in warm and sluggish streams, trickling over my forehead, dropping from my eyelids, rolling over my cheeks, sealing my mouth, gluing my ears to my skull, identifying itself with my hair, pursuing the path indicated by my spine beneath my shirt, -- in short, enveloping me with a close-fitting armor of a glutinous and most unsavory material."
  • "At present, chocolate has to be heated and put in moulds in order to shape it or else, in a process called enveloping, it is poured or dribbled over items like biscuits or cakes."