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envelope


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1 Outer part of a building enclosing the interior volumes.

2 Light waterproof protective cladding, e.g. glass and metal frames, protecting the structure, as in curtain-walling.

3 In geometry, the covering of a solid with a thin pliable substance.

Subjects: Architecture.


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