casing
noun Date: 1791 1. something that encases ; material for encasing: as a. an enclosing frame especially around a door or window opening b. a metal pipe used to case a well c. tire IV,2 d. a membranous case for processed meat 2. a space formed between two parallel lines of stitching through at least two layers of cloth into which something (as a rod or string) may be inserted

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  • Casing — may refer to:* Casing (ammunition), a shell enclosing the explosive propellant in ammunition * Casing (sausage), a thin covering holding the food contents of sausage * Casing (borehole), a metal tube used during the drilling of a well * Casing… …   Wikipedia

  • casing — ● casing nom masculin Sauce appliquée sur le tabac avant hachage ; opération consistant à appliquer cette sauce. Caisson étanche et calorifuge enveloppant le faisceau tubulaire des chaudières modernes et constituant la chambre de chauffe. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • casing — CÁSING s.n. Tubaj exterior într o sondă de petrol; coloană de protecţie. [pron. chei sin. / < engl., fr. casing]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 03.12.2004. Sursa: DN  CASING CHÉI SIN/ s. n. tubaj exterior într o sondă de petrol. (< engl., fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Casing — Cas ing, n. 1. The act or process of inclosing in, or covering with, a case or thin substance, as plaster, boards, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. An outside covering, for protection or ornament, or to precent the radiation of heat. [1913 Webster] 3. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • casing — [n] covering hull, jacket, sheath, skin, wrapper; concepts 484,750 …   New thesaurus

  • casing — ► NOUN 1) a cover or shell that protects or encloses something. 2) the frame round a door or window …   English terms dictionary

  • casing — [kās′iŋ] n. 1. the act of encasing 2. a protective covering; specif., ☆ a) a cleaned intestine as of cattle, a plastic membrane, etc., used to encase processed meats ☆ b) the supporting framework of a pneumatic rubber tire exclusive of an inner… …   English World dictionary

  • casing — [1] The outside shell of something such as the shell of an alternator or starter motor. Also see axle casing differential casing spiral casing turbine casing volute casing [2] The tire casing …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • casing — UK [ˈkeɪsɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms casing : singular casing plural casings a layer of a substance that is used for covering something rubber/copper/aluminium casing …   English dictionary

  • casing — noun a) That which encloses or encases. Some people like to split the casing of a sausage before cooking so it doesnt split, others dont. b) The collective states of upper and lower case letters. The replacement string should have the same casing …   Wiktionary

  • Casing — Case Case, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casing}.] 1. To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose. [1913 Webster] The man who, cased in steel, had passed whole days and nights in the saddle. Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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