encasement

encasement

[en-keys-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of encasing.
2.
the state of being encased.
3.
something that encases; case.
Also, incasement.


Origin:
1735–45; encase + -ment

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encase or incase (ɪnˈkeɪs)
 
vb
(tr) to place or enclose in or as if in a case
 
incase or incase
 
vb
 
en'casement or incase
 
n
 
in'casement or incase
 
n

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