enclosed enclosed  /ɛn ˈkloʊzd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) closed in or surrounded or included within

Usage(s):

  1. Easily constructed and concealed, the device ensured that mass casualties would be inevitable if it could be triggered in any enclosed public space.
  2. Once established in human tissue, a single egg can multiply asexually into millions of tapeworm heads enclosed in a cyst as big as a grapefruit.
  3. Ulysses Seal, an expert on Siberian tigers, said the odds of being attacked while in an enclosed area with tigers are 100%.

News

  1. Privacy Matters

    When I first started teaching criminal law (decades ago), I spent weeks on the Fourth Amendment and the "zone of privacy." The big case was Katz v. United States, decided in 1967. The FBI suspected that Charles Katz was using a payphone in a phone booth (those enclosed spaces we used to rely on before cellphones) to transmit gambling information to folks in other states (a federal offense). So ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Susan Estrich via Yahoo! News

  2. Predators put faith in Roman Josi's development

    Standing in a fancy glass-enclosed conference room at Bridgestone Arena, Predators general manager David Poile described his feelings about the risk in signing defenseman Roman Josi to a seven-year, $28 million contract extension.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Tennessean

  3. New vision for old Charlie Brown's Steakhouse on Upper Montclair Plaza

    A glass-enclosed one-story building with a small restaurant and a few stores will soon replace the old Charlie Brown's Steakhouse on Upper Montclair Plaza.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  • "It sounded to me like these guys had something go wrong in the stern of the boat, in the lazarette (an enclosed area at the stern of the boat), and they were taking on water and they e-mailed their sister boat and their office -- and, that was...
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Phil Harris Source: FoxReno.com

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