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Noun: casing  key-sing
  1. The housing or outer covering of something
    "the clock has a walnut casing";
    - shell, case
     
  2. The outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
     
  3. The enclosing frame around a door or window opening
    "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced";
    - case
Verb: case  keys
  1. Look over, usually with the intention to rob
    "The men cased the housed"
     
  2. Enclose in, or as if in, a case
    "my feet were cased in mud";
    - encase, incase

Derived forms: casings

Type of: close in, covering, enclose, framework, housing, inclose, inspect, shut in

Part of: door, doorway, grandfather clock, longcase clock, pneumatic tire [N. Amer], pneumatic tyre [Brit], room access, threshold, window

Encyclopedia: Casing

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