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- n. The act of encasing or something that encases
- n. The early genetic theory, emboîtement
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of encasing; also, that which encases.
- n. An old theory of generation similar to emboîtement. See Ovulist.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of enclosing something in a case
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Disadvantageous are the required corrosion protection measures, such as encasement and lining, since there is a high corrosion probability with insufficient encasement and inadequate protective lining.
Indeed the logical outcome of all such theories is the "encasement" of all succeeding generations within the first germ-cell of the race.
His dick grew harder and felt deliciously squeezed in its bejeweled encasement.
Better characterized as a "steel tent" hastily built upon ruins rather than a "concrete encasement," the sarcophagus was never meant to be hermetically sealed.
Walking around with Harry is like being with Harvey; only Marsha is privy to his unique and special ways within a lapine body, or rather in this case, a human encasement for his soul.
Comic-Con, computer encasement modifications (or case mods) are one of those areas where being a huge nerd intersects with being an artist.
Nissan Motor Co.'s Leaf, the only other mass-market electric car on sale in the U.S., has a steel encasement around its battery that helps protect it and prevent the possibility of a fire in the event of a crash.
The severity of the leakage became known only after the introduction of the road map, which called for cooling the reactors by filling the external steel encasement structure, known as the containment vessel.
If you have a high squeamish factor and still wish to buy pre-owned, examine the mattress carefully for the telltale signs of infestation, and place it in a protective encasement before you bring it into your home.
Radioactive remnants of the failed reactor linger inside the so-called sarcophagus, a 24-story concrete and steel encasement hastily erected after the accident.