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casing Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun the housing or outer covering of something
    case; shell.
    • the clock has a walnut case
  2. noun the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
  3. noun the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
    • the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced
  4. verb look over, usually with the intention to rob
    • They men cased the housed
  5. verb enclose in, or as if in, a case
    case; encase; incase.
    • my feet were encased in mud

Cas"ing noun
  1. The act or process of inclosing in, or covering with, a case or thin substance, as plaster, boards, etc.
  2. An outside covering, for protection or ornament, or to precent the radiation of heat.
  3. An inclosing frame; esp. the framework around a door or a window. See Case, n., 4.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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