casing

Definitions

  • (noun): An outer cover: a shell casing; a tire casing.
  • (noun): The frame or framework for a window or door.
  • (noun): A metal pipe or tube used as a lining for a water, oil, or gas well.
  • (noun): A membranous case, often made of animal intestine, used to contain sausage or other processed meat.
  • (noun): A narrow passage for a rod or cord, as in a curtain or the waistband of a garment, made by folding over a small strip of fabric at its edge along its width and sewing it in place.

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  • (noun): the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
  • (noun): the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
  • (noun): the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"

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Casing may refer to an enclosing shell, tube, or surrounding material. It may also refer to:
Cartridge (firearms), shell enclosing the explosive propellant in ammunition
Casing (borehole), metal tube used during the drilling of a well
Casing (molding), decorative molding surrounding door or window openings
Casing (sausage), thin covering holding the food contents of sausage
Casing (submarine), platform attached to the upper side of a submersible vehicle
Casing (cycling), causing damage to a take off or landing lip of a bicycle jump with a bike
Casing stone, smooth stone covering for a structure such as those on the Giza Necropolis
Casing (mycology), top layer of soil used during the fruiting stage in mycological cultivation
Computer case, the enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer
Letter case, the distinction between upper and lowercase letters in typography
Reconnaissance, also known as scouting or casing, a location to potentially commit a robbery.

Example Sentences

  • Remembering some of the things Uncle Gib had said years ago in his unregenerate days when Lance was a child, he thought of the term casing the joint, and he thought of observing entrances and exits, ways of getting in and out.

  • The use of zebu intestine as a casing is actually a child of mass retailing and the need of supermarkets for cervelas that were alike in color, size and flavor.

  • FBI AGENT: Ali Mohammed (ph) had done what they call casing of the American Embassy in Nairobi in December of 1993.

  • DANIEL COLEMAN, FORMER FBI AGENT: Ali Mohammed had done what they call casing of the American Embassy in Nairobi in December of 1993, a five-year span between casing and operation.

  • DAN COLEMAN, FORMER FBI AGENT: Ali Mohammed had done what they call casing of the American embassy in Nairobi in December of 1993, a five year span between casing and operation.

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