verb (used with object), en·cased, en·cas·ing.
Origin of encase
Examples from the Web for encased
It just made their bodies seem like they were plastic or encased in plastic.
The official Dealey Plaza event, expected to be an hour or less long, will be encased in heavy security, according to Altshuler.Dallas Lays Elaborate but Dignified Plans to Celebrate Assassination Anniversary|Helen Anders|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At one point, I was encased in a jelly-green-tea collagen mask, which was awesome.
This dispassionate examination of youthful passion is encased in a rather airless narrative structure.‘Jeune et Jolie’ (‘Young and Beautiful’) Opens at Cannes With Model Marine Vacth|Richard Porton|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This issue is encased in an even greater tension between the military and the Democrats over religion.
These bags were encased in cotton sacks and gunny bags to protect the rubber.The Romance of the Colorado River|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
The embryo thus enclosed in the egg finds its protection in the fact that it is encased in a fluid contained in the amnion.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker
They wore knee-breeches and stockings of a fine texture, while their feet were encased in sandals adorned with gold buckles.The Smoky God|Willis George Emerson
Teeth began to chatter, and various portions of the structure in which she was encased, to give way.
When Billy was sixteen he had encased his real personality in a reserve which few people could penetrate.God's Green Country|Ethel M. Chapman