What is engulf?

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

Silent Movie - Plot
... who is in danger of losing the studio to the (literally) rabid and greedy New York conglomerate Engulf Devour (Harold Gould and Ron Carey), rejects the idea, but ... 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 ...
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 ...

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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)