casing

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noun cas·ing \ˈkā-siŋ\

Definition of casing

  1. 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. 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

  1. a casing for a shotgun shell

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

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First Known Use of casing

1791


CASING Defined for English Language Learners

casing

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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

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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