Definition of encase in English:

encase

Syllabification: en·case
Pronunciation: /enˈkās
 
/
(also • dated incase)

verb

[with object]
  • Enclose or cover in a case or close-fitting surround.
    More example sentences
    • It dove down and surrounded the dark energy encasing the young girl.
    • I closed my eyes, unable to move, unable to speak, the very heat and darkness surrounding and encasing me.
    • Isabella walked towards the elegant instrument and lifted the heavy wooden cover encasing the keys.

Derivatives

encasement

noun
More example sentences
  • A plastic sleeve encasement surrounded the actual product and the subsequent instructions for its use.
  • Fences, walls, and other protective encasements can easily be constructed.
  • One of the EU's main arguments for the closure of the old reactors was the lack of a protective encasement around them.

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