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Synonyms for envelope

a flat (usually rectangular) container for a letter, thin package, etc

any wrapper or covering

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a curve that is tangent to each of a family of curves

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a natural covering (as by a fluid)

the maximum operating capability of a system (especially an aircraft)

the bag containing the gas in a balloon

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Sometimes effective law enforcement requires pushing the envelope on civil liberties.
We are pushing the envelope of what an internet printer can do and customers are responding with overwhelming positive results.
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We're definitely pushing the envelope in terms of overcrowding the high schools,'' said Rory Livingston, assistant superintendent of business for the William S.
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As diode lasers become a key component for a growing number of applications, I look forward to pushing the envelope of innovation and helping Alfalight serve its customers with cutting edge solutions and solid manufacturing systems.