Definition of encase
: to enclose in or as if in a case
Examples of encase in a Sentence
Ice encased the trees and power lines after the storm.
fear of the outside world can encase a person just as surely as stone walls
Recent Examples of encase from the Web
One last thing: Baguettes are sold with other breads in PB’s pastry area, and are encased in a tight wrapping of plastic and paper.
Geoff Akins-Hannah encases a child in a bubble and does other amazing feats during his Bubble Wonders shows.
A hydrogen recombiner, encased in lead bricks to guard against leakage, was fired up to siphon off more of the troublesome hydrogen.
A highlight of the ceremony will be the presentation of an American flag encased in a frame, which will honor the service of Korean War veterans, and the lighting of luminaria around the Post's Memorial Circle.
Wendy Callahan will never forget the day her daughter encased her car in Saran wrap.
Well the $9 billion photon-smashing invention encased in a 17-mile tunnel fired up in 2008.
The bezel has cut-outs for the various buttons and the two halves are held together with a wraparound hinge which can flip 360-degrees to either encase the iPad or get entirely out of the way.
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First Known Use of encase
ENCASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encase for English Language Learners
: to completely cover (something)
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Definition of encase for Students
: to cover or surround : enclose in or as if in a case … doctors had … encased the numb side of his body in a cast. — William H. Armstrong, Sounder
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