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Synonyms for envelope
ˈɛn vəˌloʊp, ˈɑn-en·ve·lope

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Wiktionary3.3 / 3 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    gasbag, wrapper

  2. envelopenoun

    The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; a coma.

    wrapper, gasbag

  3. envelopenoun

    A paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing.

    gasbag, wrapper

  4. envelopenoun

    Something that envelops; a wrapping

    wrapper, gasbag

  5. envelopenoun

    A bag containing the lifting gas of a balloon or airship; fabric that encloses the gas-bags of an airship.

    gasbag, wrapper

  6. envelopenoun

    A mathematical curve, surface, or higher-dimensional object that is the tangent to a given family of lines, curves, surfaces, or higher-dimensional objects.

    wrapper, gasbag

  7. envelopenoun

    A curve that bounds another curve or set of curves, as the modulation envelope of an amplitude-modulated carrier wave in electronics.

    wrapper, gasbag

  8. envelopenoun

    The shape of a sound, which may be controlled by a synthesizer or sampler.

    wrapper, gasbag

  9. envelopenoun

    The information used for routing an email that is transmitted with the email but not part of its contents.

    wrapper, gasbag

  10. envelopenoun

    An enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane.

    gasbag, wrapper

  11. envelopenoun

    The set of limitations within which a technological system can perform safely and effectively.

    wrapper, gasbag

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.


  2. envelopenoun

    any wrapper or covering


  3. envelopenoun

    a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves


  4. envelopenoun

    a natural covering (as by a fluid)

    "the spacecraft detected an envelope of gas around the comet"


  5. envelopenoun

    the maximum operating capability of a system (especially an aircraft)

    "test pilots try to push the envelope"


  6. envelope, gasbagnoun

    the bag containing the gas in a balloon

    windbag, gasbag

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    [Fr.] wrapper, covering, case, capsule

  2. envelopenoun

    (Fort.) mound (to cover a weak part)

  3. envelopenoun

    (Astron.) coma

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. envelopenoun

    wrapper, inclosure, capsule, case, sheath

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  1. Gracie Yoo:

    With the support of some of my friends and the Auntie Squad donating sewing machines, fabric, thread and elastic, I personally send out things to my students every week. And then I do a self-stamped envelope to different organizations that they send those masks to. We have sent 100 masks to First Nations.

  2. Chris Mayer:

    Usually you only see personal recourse lending is when they're really pushing the envelope, they're borrowing a lot against the value of the property, once you've done that... everything you own is at stake.

  3. Mike Dabbs:

    You will certainly see, absent congressional action, significant litigation as states try to push the envelope on this.

  4. Harri Kulovaara:

    This is about 1 % great idea and 99 % execution, history tells us that we like to push the envelope and will continue to do that and create very unique experiences.

  5. Beau Biden:

    Even when income inequality wasn't as serious as it is today, it was his drumbeat, she's coming up with some very good ideas but Bernie is pushing the envelope on this.

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