verb \in-ˈkās, en-\

: to completely cover (something)

Full Definition of ENCASE

transitive verb
:  to enclose in or as if in a case

Examples of ENCASE

  1. Ice encased the trees and power lines after the storm.
  2. <fear of the outside world can encase a person just as surely as stone walls>

First Known Use of ENCASE



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