envelope

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envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body atmosphere
stamped on envelope commemorating an event, design cachet
(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud; usually green calyx
silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs cocoon
(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth corolla
small plastic magnetic disk enclosed in a stiff envelope with a radial slit; used to store data or programs for a microcomputer diskette , floppy , floppy disk
electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope electron tube , thermionic tube , thermionic vacuum tube , thermionic valve , tube , vacuum tube
something (usually a supporting document) that is enclosed in an envelope with a covering letter enclosure , inclosure
envelope markings instead of stamps indicia
thin explosive device inside an envelope or package and detonated when opened letter bomb , package bomb , parcel bomb
card for sending messages by post without an envelope mailing-card , postal card , post card , postcard
wages enclosed in an envelope for distribution to the wage earner pay envelope , pay packet
nebula that was once thought to be a star with its planets but is now thought to be a very hot star surrounded by an expanding envelope of ionized gases that emit a fluorescent glow because of intense radiation from the star planetary nebula
any of several evergreen trees and shrubs of eastern Asia resembling yew and having large seeds enclosed in a fleshy envelope; sometimes cultivated as ornamentals plum-yew
(virology) a complete viral particle; nucleic acid and capsid (and a lipid envelope in some viruses) virion
transparent panel (as of an envelope) inserted in an otherwise opaque material window
envelope with a transparent panel that reveals the address on the enclosure window envelope
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