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  • v. Present participle of encase.


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  • The sleeping areas are contained within encasing precast concrete walls.

    Bluff Farm House by Richard Cole Architecture

  • With temvald's help I've scrubbed the sticky brown encasing from the crisper, ash from range top drip trays, crust from 'round the sink.

    April 23rd, 2005

  • Some genius (who should be awarded the Nobel prize for lazy eating) has come up with the idea of encasing a sausage in chips and sticking the bad boy onto a lollipop stick.

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  • During the Coptic period, images of the deceased were painted on wood and inserted into the linen wraps encasing the mummified bodies.

    Funeral Trappings

  • Sitting about pointing bitter fingers and encasing yourself in cynicism is, as far as I'm concerned, a fast track to misery.

    Who needs siblings?

  • Whenever I saw my father, which was rarely, he grew more and more to embody Darth Vader: a brutal machine encasing raw human guts.

    The Divorce Generation

  • With an earthquake, the gigantic wings cracked free of the encasing ground and rose ponderously into the air.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The flooding limited access for search crews, and the devastation was so extensive that clearing the roads created giant walls of debris encasing the streets like a tunnel.

    Search Effort Begins in Flattened Fishing Village

  • The explosion, believed likely to have originated from upward surging methane gas within the well, came three days after the drilling process was essentially completed, said Newman, pointing a figure at yet a third company, Halliburton Inc., which as a subcontractor was encasing the well pipe in cement before plugging it.

    Oil spill testimony to Congress: Don't blame us

  • But that is not to say that the notion of a "technium" is without interest, if only as a provocative way of thinking about the technological cocoon that seems to be swiftly encasing us.

    Do Machines Have Minds of Their Own?


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