Definition of casing
1 : something that encases : material for encasing: such asa : an enclosing frame especially around a door or window openingb : a metal pipe used to case a wellc : 2tire 1d : a membranous case for processed meat
2 : a space formed between two parallel lines of stitching through at least two layers of cloth into which something (such as a rod or string) may be inserted
Examples of casing in a Sentence
a casing for a shotgun shell
the egg of this bird has an unusually hard casing
Recent Examples of casing from the Web
A 911 caller reported a family casing visitor vehicles.
Shell casings from both crime scenes matched, Seidel said.
Police later found 14 shell casings scattered on Dove Avenue and MLK Drive, cleveland.com reported.
Ballistics testing also matched 9 mm casing from Evans' homicide to the toddler's shooting and the Crescent City Connection shootout.
At this scene, shell casings were found north and south of where police found the two victims.
Look for Mexican-style chorizo already prepared at a grocery store, and squeeze the raw meat out of its casing, directly into the hot pan.
Yellow plastic markers were placed around his body, marking where twelve bullet casings were found.
Put on a nice suit and prepare to spray shell casings far and wide: a demo of Stranglehold is now available on Xbox Live.
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First Known Use of casing
CASING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of casing for English Language Learners
: a layer on the outside of something that covers and protects it
: a frame around a door or window
CASING Defined for Kids
Definition of casing for Students
: something that covers or encloses sausage casings
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