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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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