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encasement

noun en·case·ment \in-ˈkā-smənt, en-\

Definition of ENCASEMENT

:  the act or process of encasing :  the state of being encased; also :  case, covering
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Examples of ENCASEMENT

  1. <an encasement of several inches of silt had helped to preserve the sunken remains of the historic ship>

First Known Use of ENCASEMENT

1741

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