• WordNet 3.6
    • n enclosing the act of enclosing something inside something else
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  • Helen Rowland
    “Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.”
  • Simone Weil
    “A mind enclosed in language is in prison.”
  • Kahlil Gibran
    “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”
  • Dorothy Parker
    “The two most beautiful words in the English language are: Check Enclosed.”


In literature:

The snow will be trodden down until the place appears as if enclosed by a wall.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
You will see in the first two or three lines of the enclosed first subject, with what idea I am ploughing along.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
I enclose a note from Kate, to which I hope you will bring the only one acceptable reply.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
I made its contents known to Mr. Marston, and I enclose you his reply.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
Baron Charles enclosed a letter of introduction to the Neapolitan Consul for Sir Moses.
"Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I" by Sir Moses Montefiore
The edible substance, which is soft and green, encloses a kernel resembling a chestnut in form and color.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
I saw myself enclosed in a quickly contracting tomb of transparent ice.
"An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet" by A. Henry Savage Landor
In case the runner alone is purchased, the owner must enclose it, either with iron or wood.
"Electricity for the farm" by Frederick Irving Anderson
I have written a short letter to Mr Jay on common affairs, and have enclosed one to Mons.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
In the meantime I send the enclosed for your meditation.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. VIII" by Various

In poetry:

Beneath the mighty
Gods' enclosing fence
Creeps a vine:
Unable to withstand the Autumn,
It has turned sere.
"Beneath the mighty Gods" by Ki no Tsurayuki
But - how his care enclosed us,
For all he was so grim,
The very rafters of our home
Were cut and laid by him.
"Himself" by Alice Guerin Crist
The landscape now reveals a change;
A stair--that twinèd elm-boughs hold
Enclosed 'mid hedges mystic, strange--
Inaugurates a green and gold
Vision of gardens, range on range.
"The Gardens" by Emile Verhaeren
Remember never to judge people by their clothes,
For our brave, noble Washington said,
"Honorable are rags, if a true heart they enclose,"
And I found it was the truth when I married.
"Roll On Time, Roll On" by Julia A Moore
A myriad worlds encompass ours;
A myriad souls our souls enclose;
And each, its sins and woes and powers,
The Lord He sees, the Lord He knows,
And from the Infinite Knowledge flowers
The Infinite Pity's fadeless rose.
"Savoir C'est Pardonner" by Susan Coolidge
The heights around Torquay are most beautiful to be seen,
Especially when the trees and shrubberies are green,
And to see the pretty houses under the cliff is a treat,
And the little town enclosed where two deep valleys meet.
"Beautiful Torquay" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The result is one of the largest enclosed restaurants and special events venues on Oahu.
The model of the proposed glass-enclosed portico , which would house sculpture and decorative objects at the Frick Collection.
"How do you punctuate a full sentence that is enclosed in parentheses inside another full sentence".
Addition at its Horse Creek, SC, plant, the facility installed enclosed luminaires to both improve light and help eliminate lighting-related fire hazards.
ZR rodless cylinders have a completely enclosed sealing system that prevents contaminants from entering pressure chamber.
Landing gear may be slickly enclosed with speed fairings that contribute as much as three knots to cruise.
The Leiba is a low-cost, fully-enclosed velomobile built in Germany.
Readers often enclose notes with their contributions to the Neediest Cases Appeal, telling us about a certain story that touched them.
Lake Elmo Inn's enclosed outdoor seating area is the only one of its kind in the Twin Cities, with overhead heating and full glass walls.
The 18-year-old miniature donkey was seriously injured Nov 6 when a German shepherd mix got into his enclosed pasture near Bol Park, said head handler Bob Frost.
Milagro and Geisha Girl live in a two-level home with a picket fence that wraps around the stilts of their house and a backyard enclosed in wire mesh to keep foxes and raccoons from attacking.
In the T-shirt package that made the rounds, Rosenthal enclosed a brief handwritten note explaining the endeavor, along with a pre-paid Visa card for mailing expenses.
An oasis of plants on an enclosed balcony .
Enclosed ice structure called the Aurora Ice Museum that houses chilly creations carved from over 1,000 tons of ice.
In the category of New Enclosed Centers (multi-level), Callison Architecture.

In science:

Joint contours in the c2 vis − Nν plane enclose the predicted value (1/3, 3), and we do not find a significant degeneracy between the two parameters, since their impact on the CMB is almost orthogonal.
Indication for Primordial Anisotropies in the Neutrino Background from WMAP and SDSS
Q is the number of eigenvalues enclosed by C .
QCD, Chiral Random Matrix Theory and Integrability
The LCCCs can be recognised by the fact that they enclose a nonzero topological flux k = 1/π H dτ Aτ .
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
Comtet, Algebraic areas enclosed by Brownian curves on bounded domains, J.
Functionals of the Brownian motion, localization and metric graphs
We set RP SF to the value enclosing 95% of the counts at 1.5 keV (RP SF is a function of off-axis angle, see Figure 4.12 in the Chandra Proposers’ Guide v6).
Revealing the Supernova Remnant Population of M33 with Chandra