inclosed, past participle; incloses, 3rd person singular present; inclosed, past tense; enclosing, present participle; enclosed, past participle; encloses, 3rd person singular present; inclosing, present participle; enclosed, past tense;
Surround or close off on all sides
the entire estate was enclosed with walls
a dark enclosed space
Fence in (common land) so as to make it private property
Seclude (a religious order or other community) from the outside world
Bound on all sides; contain
Place (something) in an envelope together with a letter
I enclose a copy of the job description
envelop: enclose or enfold completely with or as if with a covering; "Fog enveloped the house"
close in; darkness enclosed him"
insert: introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
(enclosing) enclosure: the act of enclosing something inside something else
(Enclosing) Enclosure or inclosure is the process which was used to end some traditional rights, such as mowing meadows for hay, or grazing livestock on land which is owned by another person, or a group of people. ...
To surround with a wall, fence, &c; To insert into a container, usually an envelope or package; To hold or contain
(enclosed) contained within a three dimensional container; fenced in or surrounded; (of a division within a pipe organ surrounded by a wooden box, one or more sides of which contain slats that can be opened or closed in order to increase or decrease volume) having closed slats
(Enclosed) Surrounded by a case, housing, fence, or wall(s) that prevents persons from accidentally contacting energized parts.
(Enclosed) A roller coaster where the entire track is housed inside a building or some sort of structure. Theme parks generally build coasters inside a structure so they may theme the ride with lighting, sound or other special effects.
(Enclosed) A mall with a common space or non-retail area that is part of the structure, which joins the stores. Usually the space is climate controlled, and has places for kiosks.
(Enclosed) A ride that is totally under cover, or underground. May include various light and sound effects.
(Enclosing) The physical folding and insertion of printed materials into an envelope. This process can be carried out by hand or by machine.
To convert a commonly shared resource into private property. The term derives from the notorious enclosure movement in English history in which the landed gentry seized land used collectively by village commoners. (Similar to privatize, below)