envelop vs envelope : Common Errors in English

About envelop vs envelope

To wrap something up in a covering is to envelop it (pronounced “enVELLup” ). The specific wrapping you put around a letter is an envelope (pronounced variously, but with the accent on the first syllable).

envelop Meaning(s)

  • (v) enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering

envelope Meaning(s)

  • (n) a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.
  • (n) any wrapper or covering
  • (n) a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves
  • (n) a natural covering (as by a fluid)
  • (n) the maximum operating capability of a system (especially an aircraft)
  • (n) the bag containing the gas in a balloon

envelop in News

envelope in News

  1. Envelope Maker Filing for Bankruptcy Protection

    Frisco based ‘National Envelope’ says it’s filing for bankruptcy protection. The company is the largest private envelope maker in the US. …
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Nightcap TV

  2. National Envelope Hopes To Lick Bankruptcy Filing

    National Envelope, the largest privately-held manufacturer of envelopes in the U.S., has filed for bankruptcy protection. It's a sign of the paperless, digital times. It previously filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2010.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: NPR

  3. Envelope maker files second bankruptcy in three years

    (Reuters) - National Envelope, the largest private U.S. envelope maker, sought bankruptcy protection for the second time in three years Monday as cost cuts failed to keep pace with the decline in mail usage. The Frisco, Texas, company blamed its struggles in part on its supply agreement with International Paper Co , which prevented it from reducing costs as sharply as its competitors. The ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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