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casing

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noun cas·ing \ˈkā-siŋ\

Simple Definition of casing

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

  • : a frame around a door or window

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of casing

  1. 1 :  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

  2. 2 :  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 in a sentence

  1. a casing for a shotgun shell

  2. <the egg of this bird has an unusually hard casing>



1791

First Known Use of casing

1791


CASING Defined for Kids

casing

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noun cas·ing \ˈkā-siŋ\

Definition of casing for Students

  1. :  something that covers or encloses <sausage casings>





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