The fabric enveloped them, covering their heads and encasing their faces.
It would run about a mile in length, encasing four reactor buildings, and extend down to the clay 100 feet below the surface.
An attempt was made in the last century to mask their ugliness by encasing them in Gothic work of carved wood.
The turning and encasing of yewen wood, brass-bound water-jars is a flourishing manufacture at Osse.
(p. 201) The hool is the pod of a pea—poor Lizzie's heart almost leapt out of its encasing sheath.
War is a muddy business, encasing the body in dirt, and caking over the soul.
Meanwhile, one tearing sweep of blunt claws or sharp fangs—and a fatal rent would appear in Thorn's encasing shell!
By encasing a heavy flywheel in sheet iron so as to present a smooth surface to the atmosphere, M. Ingliss has saved 4.8 per cent.
Triple beams of heavy oak with layers of sand and cork between them were used for encasing these huge hulks.
Boxing-InFitting the watch movement in its case; applied chiefly to the encasing of stem-winding movements.