enclosing enclosing  /ɛn ˈkloʊ zɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of enclosing something inside something else



  1. Along with this message in the paintings, I see a metaphor in the very glass enclosing them.
  2. Realizing that impressing their shapes on the bullae made enclosing the tokens unnecessary, people abandoned the counters and began keeping their records directly on clay tablets.
  3. Davis, Darryl Strawberry of the Mets and Chris Brown of the Giants all took aim at the same high fence enclosing the 68th Street playground.


  • North Miami Senior High students, Museum of Contemporary Art unveil wall mural

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 5, at North Miami Senior High for the newest mural painted at the school by students in an after-school art program at the Museum of Contemporary Art. It is the second mural painted onto the north-facing walls enclosing the school grounds on Northwest 135th Street.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Miami Herald


  1. "The pods serve as visual markers enclosing the street and can be used as stages, private viewing platforms and dining areas," said Gehry.
    on Mar 25, 2008 By: Frank Gehry Source: This is London

  2. If the above didn't hit home hard enough, President Carter added this mega zinger: "The 'Wall' ravages many places along its devious route that are important to Christians. In addition to enclosing Bethlehem in one of its most notable intrusions, an...
    on Dec 3, 2006 By: Jimmy Carter Source: The People's Voice (blog)

  3. "We have taken a number of precautions as far as bird flu is concerned enclosing the borders to those kinds of birds:also a number of our doctors from Orissa have gone to help in the bird flu in West Bengal," Patnaik said.
    on Jan 22, 2008 By: Naveen Patnaik Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

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