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enclosure

 
Noun enclosure has 4 senses
  1. enclosure - artifact consisting of a space that has been enclosed for some purpose
    --1 is a kind of
    artifact, artefact
    --1 has particulars:
     cage, coop; cargo area, cargo deck, cargo hold, hold, storage area; catchall; chamber; cockpit; compound; dock; lock, lock chamber; nacelle; pen; playpen, pen; plenum; pound, dog pound; recess, niche; vivarium; yard
    Derived forms: verb enclose2, verb enclose1
  2. enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosure - the act of enclosing something inside something else
    --2 is a kind of insertion, introduction, intromission
    --2 has particulars: packing, boxing; encasement, incasement
    Derived forms: verb enclose1, verb enclose3
  3. enclosure, natural enclosure - a naturally enclosed space
    --3 is a kind of entity
    --3 has particulars: cave; cavern; matrix
    Derived form: verb enclose2
  4. enclosure, inclosure - something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter
    --4 is a kind of document, written document, papers
    Derived form: verb enclose4
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