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Definition of "encase" [en•case]

  • To enclose in or as if in a case. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "encase" in a sentence
  • "At best, you can "encase" the leaded soil with clean soil, and hope that over time the lead will ... what?"
  • "Rust-o-leum and other products are designed to "encase" the rust."
  • "“Now, shall I wear the nigh-transparent skirt”—Regin tapped her chin—“or the trews that encase me like a second skin?”"