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enclosure (inclosure)

n. land bounded by a fence, wall, hedge, ditch or other physical evidence of boundary. Unfortunately, too often these creations are not included among the actual legally-described boundaries and cause legal problems.

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ENCLOSURE. An artificial fence put around one's estate. Vide Close.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In an era where efficiency and the environment are growing concerns for many electronics manufacturers, the research and development teams at OKW are constantly exploring new materials and methods to produce an enclosure that minimize waste and overruns.
"Work has begun on the enclosures, it's going to take a few months to finish, depending on the weather.
One could even consider keeping microhabitats at each register, so that every customer who makes a purchase in your store gets a good long look at both the animals you're featuring and the cute enclosure to house such an animal in an economic, space-saving way.
Zoo staff who were supposed to be deployed at the enclosure were not present during the attack, sources say
Friday 22nd June: Windsor Enclosure ([pounds sterling]46), Queen Anne Enclosure ([pounds sterling]88) Village Enclosure ([pounds sterling]67)
(NYSE: AZZ) has closed the acquisition of certain assets from Tennessee, US-based metal enclosures manufacturer Lectrus Corp through a bankruptcy sale process, the company said.
Two advanced clinicians observed that although patients placed in enclosure beds became less agitated and did not fall out of bed, unit nurses were reluctant to promote use of the device.
The tickets for remaining enclosures will be available from Friday.
Now, CPI is taking its expertise into the industrial space with the introduction of RMR(R) Industrial Enclosures -- advanced storage solutions engineered with cutting-edge sealing technology that are certified to meet NEMA 12 and IEC IP 55 protection ratings, and feature extensive equipment mounting options.
He was happy with the enclosure's performance and eye-catching, vibrant LCD screen, "The digital signage enclosure is very versatile and ideal for varying environments, including quick service restaurants, hospitals, museums, and universities.
Intertec's Multibox is a two-part, oblong-shaped enclosure that can be mounted vertically or horizontally.
The rail has two rows of system punchings to create an additional mounting surface for items such as punched sections, enclosure lights, the afore-mentioned door-operated switches, door stays, cable conduit holders and a range of other components.