encasement

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noun en·case·ment \in-ˈkā-smənt, en-\

Definition of encasement

  1. :  the act or process of encasing :  the state of being encased; also :  case, covering

Examples of encasement in a sentence

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

1741

First Known Use of encasement

1741



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