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enclose (someone or something) (with)in (something)

To put something around someone or something to hold or restrain it. My mother enclosed my medal in glass so that it wouldn't get scratched. If you let the dogs go outside alone, make sure to enclose them within the fenced part of the yard.
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enclose someone or something (with)in something

to contain someone, something, or some space inside of something. The police enclosed the people in a safe area while the accident was being cleaned up. The farmer enclosed the pig within a new pen.
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They find the dolphins have been reduced to a minute size and are totally enclosed within a shell--how can they be released?
Enclosed within this report is a narrative that documents accomplishments to date with respect to key deliverables, as well as supporting appendices, including key findings and schedules.
If a cartridge is not enclosed within the steel barrel of a weapon when it fires, it is like a small hand grenade.
I want to know they are not making excessive profits out of the fact that we are enclosed within these school holidays.
The product is available in ranges of +/- 5 g, +/- 10 g, and +/- 50 g, with the option of 100, 500, or 1,000 mV/g sensitivities, and incorporates Kistler Piezo-Beam technology with an integral ceramic cantilevered beam enclosed within lightweight titanium housing.
To simplify both installation and maintenance, the S+S VARICON range of metal detection equipment can be used for both goods in and end-of-line applications to detect magnetic and non-magnetic metallic contamination whether or not it is enclosed within the packed product.
The fluid being dosed is kept enclosed within the rubber hose which is then compressed by a rotating shoe forcing the liquid inside along.
The device is enclosed within die seat and hardwired into the scooter's operational circuitry.
A single sheet enclosed within an envelope would have been charged double.
You are all enclosed within your camp or patrol base; there is no refuge, no private corner to go to, to deal with your grief.
Operation using the remote start/stop panel and harness allows the gen-set to be controlled while keeping the unit enclosed within the compartment.
lt;p>"We've developed a new mechanism for digital memory storage that consists of a crystalline iron nanoparticle shuttle enclosed within the hollow of a multiwalled carbon nanotube," said physicist Alex Zettl, who led this research.
Tarkhani captures herself enclosed within an ornate cage.
Usage will be for the establishment of a bowling club, but with artificial all-weather surfacing enclosed within an air-dome, temporary structure.
This included the removal of asbestos gaskets enclosed within the boiler.