encasing

encase

[en-keys]
verb (used with object), encased, encasing.
to enclose in or as in a case: We encased the ancient vase in glass to preserve it.
Also, incase.


Origin:
1625–35; en-1 + case2

encase, in case.
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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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encase
1727, from en- "make, put in" + case. Related: Encased; encasing.
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