Incasement
Incasement In*case"ment, n. [Cf. {Casement}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act or process of inclosing with a case, or the state of being incased. [1913 Webster]

2. That which forms a case, covering, or inclosure. [1913 Webster]


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  • incasement — n. state of being incased, state of being enclosed in a case (also encasement) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incasement — in·case·ment …   English syllables

  • incasement — noun the act of enclosing something in a case • Syn: ↑encasement • Derivationally related forms: ↑incase, ↑encase (for: ↑encasement) • Hypernyms: ↑enclosure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • incase — incasement, n. /in kays /, v.t., incased, incasing. encase. * * * …   Universalium

  • encasement — noun the act of enclosing something in a case • Syn: ↑incasement • Derivationally related forms: ↑incase (for: ↑incasement), ↑encase • Hypernyms: ↑enclosure, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Casement — Case ment, n. [Shortened fr. encasement. See {Incase 1st Case}, and cf. {Incasement}.] (Arch.) A window sash opening on hinges affixed to the upright side of the frame into which it is fitted. (Poetically) A window. [1913 Webster] A casement of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Casserole — Cas se*role . [F. a saucepan, dim. from casse a basin.] 1. (Chem.) A small round dish with a handle, usually of porcelain. [1913 Webster] 2. (Cookery) A mold (in the shape of a hollow vessel or incasement) of boiled rice, mashed potato or paste,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • encasement — /en kays meuhnt/, n. 1. the act of encasing. 2. the state of being encased. 3. something that encases; case. Also, incasement. [1735 45; ENCASE + MENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • theory — A reasoned explanation of known facts or phenomena that serves as a basis of investigation by which to seek the truth. SEE ALSO: hypothesis, postulate. [G. theoria, a beholding, speculation, t., fr. theoros, a beholder] adsorption t. of narcosis… …   Medical dictionary

  • enclosing — noun the act of enclosing something inside something else • Syn: ↑enclosure, ↑envelopment, ↑inclosure • Derivationally related forms: ↑inclose (for: ↑inclosure), ↑envelop ( …   Useful english dictionary

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