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envelop (oneself, someone, or something) in (something)

To wrap oneself, someone, or something in something. As soon as I got in from the cold, I enveloped myself in a blanket and sat in front of the fire. The snowstorm enveloped our area even faster than predicted with white-out conditions.
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envelop someone or something in someone or something

to wrap someone or something in someone or something. The fog enveloped us in its grasp. Mountains of fog rolled in and enveloped the house in dense vapor.
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Analyzing farming systems with data envelopment analysis: Citrus farming in Spain.
The Health Center efficiency was determined with the use of Data Envelopment Analysis.
A Multi-Criteria Data Envelopment Analysis Model for Measuring the Productivity Efficiency of Hospitals.
Public sector efficiency measurement: Applications of data envelopment analysis.
The relative efficiency of public versus private-municipal bus firms: an Application of data envelopment analysis, Journal of Productivity Analysis, 3(1-2), 67-84.doi:10.1007/BF00158769
A Fuzzy Data Envelopment Analysis Approach Based on Parametric Programming.
Using the duality in linear programing, one can drive equivalent envelopment form of this problem:
Determinants of commercial bank performance in transition: An application of Data Envelopment Analysis.
At their core, successful envelopments require three things: a mobility advantage over an adversary, an informational advantage (the location of an assailable flank must be identified), and strong communications between the enveloping and fixing force.
Empirical results using the Data envelopment analysis also provided the similar results to those obtained from the SFA approach.
Hung and Wu (2011) estimated the efficiency of financial sector in China during 2001-2007 using data envelopment analysis by following the work of Defond, (2000), Chen, (2000) and Wang, (2008).
Zhu, Handbook on Data Envelopment Analysis, Taylor & Francis, 2004.
He applied the data envelopment analysis (DEA) to compute Malmquist index of total factor productivity (TFP) growth and technical change, change in technical efficiency and change in scale efficiency were decomposed from Malmquist index.