What are some alternative words for envelope?

Synonyms for envelopeˈɛn vəˌloʊp, ˈɑn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. envelope(noun)

    a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  2. envelope(noun)

    any wrapper or covering

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  3. envelope(noun)

    a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  4. envelope(noun)

    a natural covering (as by a fluid)

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  5. envelope(noun)

    the maximum operating capability of a system (especially an aircraft)

    Synonyms:
    gasbag

  6. envelope, gasbag(noun)

    the bag containing the gas in a balloon

    Synonyms:
    windbag, envelope, gasbag

Wiktionary

  1. envelope(noun)

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  2. envelope(noun)

    The nebulous covering of the head or nucleus of a comet; a coma.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  3. envelope(noun)

    A paper or cardboard wrapper used to enclose small, flat items, especially letters, for mailing.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  4. envelope(noun)

    Something that envelops; a wrapping

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  5. envelope(noun)

    A bag containing the lifting gas of a balloon or airship; fabric that encloses the gas-bags of an airship.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  6. envelope(noun)

    A mathematical curve, surface, or higher-dimensional object that is the tangent to a given family of lines, curves, surfaces, or higher-dimensional objects.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  7. envelope(noun)

    A curve that bounds another curve or set of curves, as the modulation envelope of an amplitude-modulated carrier wave in electronics.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  8. envelope(noun)

    The shape of a sound, which may be controlled by a synthesizer or sampler.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  9. envelope(noun)

    The information used for routing an email that is transmitted with the email but not part of its contents.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

  10. envelope(noun)

    An enclosing structure or cover, such as a membrane.

    Synonyms:
    gasbag, wrapper

  11. envelope(noun)

    The set of limitations within which a technological system can perform safely and effectively.

    Synonyms:
    wrapper, gasbag

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. envelope(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Fr.] wrapper, covering, case, capsule

  2. envelope(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Fort.) mound (to cover a weak part)

  3. envelope(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Astron.) coma

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

enveloppe, envelopes, shell, envelop, sheathing, casing, envelops, husk, sheath, package, allocation, jacket


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