American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An outer cover: a shell casing; a tire casing.
- n. The frame or framework for a window or door.
- n. A metal pipe or tube used as a lining for a water, oil, or gas well.
- n. A membranous case, often made of animal intestine, used to contain sausage or other processed meat.
- n. 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process expressed by the verb case. Specifically—
- n. A case; a covering; an inclosure. Specifically—
- n. The process of putting tobacco leaf into the desired ‘case’ or condition, namely by moistening, and adding the ingredients used to give flavor, etc. See case, n., 9.
- n. That which encloses or encases.
- n. uncountable, computing The collective states of upper and lower case letters.
- v. present participle of case.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act or process of inclosing in, or covering with, a case or thin substance, as plaster, boards, etc.
- n. An outside covering, for protection or ornament, or to precent the radiation of heat.
- n. An inclosing frame; esp. the framework around a door or a window. See Case, n., 4.
- n. the housing or outer covering of something
- n. the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
- n. the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
“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.”
“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.”
“Up on the casing is a three or four inch gun, which in the case of a submarine is only the "secondary" armament.”
“The empty shell casing from a round fired over Michael's body before it was repatriated is positioned close by.”
““Little Big Man” includes deer antlers and what looks like the casing from a vintage radio.”
“Slice the chorizo lengthwise, peel off the thin casing, and chop.”
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