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
First Known Use of encase
ENCASE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of encase for English Language Learners
: to completely cover (something)
ENCASE Defined for Kids
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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