Examples of encasement in a Sentence
an encasement of several inches of silt had helped to preserve the sunken remains of the historic ship
Recent Examples of encasement from the Web
Nora, trapped by convention - a state symbolized by her encasement in elaborate period dresses, frilly, suffocating creations by Kristine Davies - has played the part of a trilling child-woman, with one significant deviation.
The urn, housed in a frosted plastic encasement, is mounted high on a wall.
Here's hoping spring releases the house from its icy encasement soon!
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First Known Use of encasement
Synonymsarmor, capsule, casing, cocoon, cover, covering, 1case, housing, hull, husk, jacket, pod, sheath, shell
Related Wordscartridge, cassette (also casette); bark, crust; carapace, house, mail, panoply, plate, plating, shield; cuticle, hide, skin; envelope, package, wrapper; backing, coating, coverture, facing
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