noun cas·ing \ˈkā-siŋ\

: a layer on the outside of something that covers and protects it

: a frame around a door or window

Full Definition of CASING

:  something that encases :  material for encasing: as
a :  an enclosing frame especially around a door or window opening
b :  a metal pipe used to case a well
c :  4tire 2
d :  a membranous case for processed meat
:  a space formed between two parallel lines of stitching through at least two layers of cloth into which something (as a rod or string) may be inserted

Examples of CASING

  1. a casing for a shotgun shell
  2. <the egg of this bird has an unusually hard casing>

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CASING Defined for Kids


noun cas·ing \ˈkā-siŋ\

Definition of CASING for Kids

:  something that covers or encloses <sausage casings>


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