Engulf

Some articles on engulf:

Secondary Active Transport - Endocytosis
... In pinocytosis, cells engulf liquid particles (in humans this process occurs in the small intestine, cells there engulf fat droplets) ... In phagocytosis, cells engulf solid particles ...
Silent Movie - Plot
... studio to the (literally) rabid and greedy New York conglomerate Engulf Devour (Harold Gould and Ron Carey), rejects the idea, but Funn convinces him that if he can get Hollywood's biggest stars to be in the film ... Engulf and Devour, meanwhile, worry that Funn will save Big Picture Studios and they will be unable to buy it ... Engulf with the news that she is quitting she has fallen for Funn for real ...

More definitions of "engulf":

  • (verb): Flow over or cover completely.
    Example: "The bright light engulfed him completely"

Famous quotes containing the word engulf:

    I don’t see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
    Jacques Maritain (1882–1973)