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Definitions of envelop
v. t. - To put a covering about; to wrap up or in; to inclose within a case, wrapper, integument or the like; to surround entirely; as, to envelop goods or a letter; the fog envelops a ship. 2
n. - That which envelops, wraps up, encases, or surrounds; a wrapper; an inclosing cover; esp., the cover or wrapper of a document, as of a letter. 2
n. - The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; -- called also coma. 2
n. - A work of earth, in the form of a single parapet or of a small rampart. It is sometimes raised in the ditch and sometimes beyond it. 2
n. - A curve or surface which is tangent to each member of a system of curves or surfaces, the form and position of the members of the system being allowed to vary according to some continuous law. Thus, any curve is the envelope of its tangents. 2
n. - A set of limits for the performance capabilities of some type of machine, originally used to refer to aircraft. Now also used metaphorically to refer to capabilities of any system in general, including human organizations, esp. in the phrase push the envelope. It is used to refer to the maximum performance available at the current state of the technology, and therefore refers to a class of machines in general, not a specific machine. 2

The word "envelop" uses 7 letters: E E L N O P V.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after envelop (in bold), or to eelnopv in any order:
e -   envelope   s -   envelops  

Shorter words found within envelop:
eel   el   elevon   elope   en   enol   eon   eve   even   lee   leno   leone   lev   levo   lo   lone   lop   lope   love   ne   nee   neep   neve   no   noel   nope   novel   oe   ole   on   one   op   ope   open   oven   pe   pee   peel   peen   pele   pelon   pen   peon   pol   pole   pone   vee   veep   voe   vole  

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