HyperDic: enclosure

English > 4 senses of the word enclosure:
NOUNartifactenclosurea structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose
actenclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosurethe act of enclosing something inside something else
objectenclosure, natural enclosurea naturally enclosed space
communicationenclosure, inclosuresomething (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
enclosure > pronunciation
Soundsehnklow'zher; ihnklow'zher
Rhymesarbitrager ... treasure: 21 rhymes with zher...
English > enclosure: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose.
Narrowercage, coopAn enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, hold, storage areaThe space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo
catchallAn enclosure or receptacle for odds and ends
chamberA natural or artificial enclosed space
compoundAn enclosure of residences and other building (especially in the Orient)
dockAn enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
echo chamberAn enclosed space for producing reverberation of a sound
lock, lock chamberenclosure consisting of a section of canal that can be closed to control the water level
nacelleA streamlined enclosure for an aircraft engine
penAn enclosure for confining livestock
pitAn enclosure in which animals are made to fight
playpen, penA portable enclosure in which babies may be left to play
plenumAn enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside
pound, dog poundA public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs
recess, nicheAn enclosure that is set back or indented
vivariumAn indoor enclosure for keeping and raising living animals and plants and observing / observing them under natural conditions
yardAn enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock)
BroaderareaA part of a structure having some specific characteristic / characteristic or function
Spanishcercado, recinto
Catalanclos, recinte
Verbsencloseenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
encloseclose in
English > enclosure: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of enclosing something inside something else.
Synonymsenclosing, envelopment, inclosure
Narrowerencasement, incasementThe act of enclosing something in a case
packing, boxingThe enclosure of something in a package or box
Broaderinsertion, introduction, intromissionThe act of putting one thing into another
Spanishcercamiento, envolvimiento
Catalanembolcallament
Verbsenclosesurround completely
encloseenclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering
English > enclosure: 4 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA naturally enclosed space.
Synonymnatural enclosure
NarrowercavernAny large dark enclosed space
matrixAn enclosure within which something originates or develops (from the Latin for womb)
BroaderspaceAn empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
Spanishespacio cerrado, recinto, recinto natural
Catalanespai tancat
Verbsencloseclose in
English > enclosure: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningSomething (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter.
Synonyminclosure
Broaderdocument, written document, paperswriting that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
Spanishcarta adjunta, documento adjunto
Catalancarta adjunta, document adjunt
Verbsencloseintroduce

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