Paragraph vs Enclosure - What's the difference?

paragraph | enclosure |


As nouns the difference between paragraph and enclosure

is that paragraph is article, paragraph (section of a legal document) while enclosure is (countable) something enclosed, ie inserted into a letter or similar package.

paragraph

English

Noun

(wikipedia paragraph) (en noun)
  • A passage in text that is about a different subject from the preceding text, marked by commencing on a new line, the first line sometimes being indented.
  • (originally) A mark or note set in the margin to call attention to something in the text, such as a change of subject.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To sort text into paragraphs.
  • enclosure

    Alternative forms

    * inclosure

    Noun

  • (countable) Something enclosed, i.e. inserted into a letter or similar package.
  • There was an enclosure with the letter — a photo.
  • (uncountable) The act of enclosing, i.e. the insertion or inclusion of an item in a letter or package.
  • ''The enclosure of a photo with your letter is appreciated.
  • (countable) An area, domain, or amount of something partially or entirely enclosed by barriers.
  • He faced punishment for creating the fenced enclosure in a public park.
    The glass enclosure holds the mercury vapor.
    The winning horse was first into the unsaddling enclosure .
  • (uncountable) The act of separating and surrounding an area, domain, or amount of something with a barrier.
  • The enclosure of public land is against the law.
    The experiment requires the enclosure of mercury vapor in a glass tube.
    At first, untrained horses resist enclosure .
  • (uncountable, British History) The post-feudal process of subdivision of common lands for individual ownership.
  • Strip-farming disappeared after enclosure .
  • The area of a convent, monastery, etc where access is restricted to community members.
  • Usage notes

    * For more on the spelling of this word, see (m).