Simple Definition of encase
: to completely cover (something)
Full Definition of encase
: to enclose in or as if in a case
Examples of encase
Ice encased the trees and power lines after the storm.
<fear of the outside world can encase a person just as surely as stone walls>
First Known Use of encase
Rhymes with encase
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Definition of encase
: to cover or surround : enclose in or as if in a case <… doctors had … encased the numb side of his body in a cast. — William H. Armstrong, Sounder>
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