[en-sur-kuh l] /ɛnˈsɜr kəl/
verb (used with object), encircled, encircling.
to form a around; surround; encompass:
to encircle an enemy.
to make a movement around; make the circuit of.
(transitive) to form a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
c.1400, from en- (1) “make, put in” + circle. Related: Encircled; encircling; encirclement.
/German ˈɛŋkə/ noun 1. Johann Franz. 1791–1865, German astronomer, who discovered Encke’s Division in the outer ring of Saturn
1. enclosed. 2. . abbreviation 1. enclosed 2. enclosure 1. enclosed 2. enclosure
[ahn kler] /ɑ̃ ˈklɛr/ adverb, adjective, French. 1. (especially of diplomatic messages) in ordinary language; not written or sent in code or cipher. /ɑ̃ klɛr/ adverb, adjective 1. in ordinary language; not in cipher
[en-klasp, -klahsp] /ɛnˈklæsp, -ˈklɑsp/ verb (used with object) 1. to hold in or as in a or embrace. /ɪnˈklɑːsp/ verb 1. (transitive) to clasp; embrace