Related formsun·der·cas·ing, noun
Definition for casing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), cased, cas·ing.
- to arrange (cards or a pack of cards) in a dishonest manner.
- to remember the quantity, suit, or denomination of (the cards played).
Origin of case2
Related formscas·er, nounwell-cased, adjective
Examples from the Web for casing
I shifted and put the casing in my pocket, and when I did, I felt a quickening from my stomach to my jaw.
It has straightforward guidance on casing the target, as well bypassing guards, security, cameras, and access control.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they are done, the casing has transformed from translucent membrane into chewy, wrinkled coat.
In the end, they had to remove the battery and its casing from the electronics bay to save the airplane.
The meltdown of the Chernobyl reactor blew the unit's casing apart and voided the core to the atmosphere.
The casing, or cup, to be used outside the zinc cup should be made of a waterproof material.
File the inside face of the lug smooth and also the edge of the plate where it joins the casing.
He was casing the joint, making sure there was no one left in it.Out Like a Light|Gordon Randall Garrett
Above the casing of these entrances runs the classic egg and tongue molding.Historic Homes|Mary H. Northend
The future Fly would be lost, because her casing would be pierced.The Life of the Fly|J. Henri Fabre
British Dictionary definitions for casing (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for casing (2 of 3)
- a person attended or served by a doctor, social worker, solicitor, etc; patient or client
- (as modifier)a case study
- an action or suit at law or something that forms sufficient grounds for bringing an actionhe has a good case
- the evidence offered in court to support a claim
- a set of grammatical categories of nouns, pronouns, and adjectives, marked by inflection in some languages, indicating the relation of the noun, adjective, or pronoun to other words in the sentence
- any one of these categoriesthe nominative case
- in order to allow for eventualities
- (as conjunction) in order to allow for the possibility thattake your coat in case it rains
- US if
Word Origin for case
British Dictionary definitions for casing (3 of 3)
- a container, such as a box or chest
- (in combination)suitcase; briefcase
Word Origin for case
Medicine definitions for casing
Culture definitions for casing
A grammatical category indicating whether nouns and pronouns are functioning as the subject of a sentence (nominative case) or the object of a sentence (objective case), or are indicating possession (possessive case). He is in the nominative case, him is in the objective case, and his is in the possessive case. In a language such as English, nouns do not change their form in the nominative or objective case. Only pronouns do. Thus, ball stays the same in both “the ball is thrown,” where it is the subject, and in “Harry threw the ball,” where it is the object.
Idioms and Phrases with casing
In addition to the idiom beginning with case
- case in point
- basket case
- get down to brass tacks (cases)
- have a case on
- in any case
- in case of
- in no case
- in the case of
- just in case
- make a federal case
- off someone's back (case)
- open and shut case