encasement

or in·case·ment

[ en-keys-muh nt or in-keys-muh nt ]
/ ɛnˈkeɪs mənt or ɪnˈkeɪs mənt /

noun

the act of encasing.
the state of being encased.
something that encases; case.

Origin of encasement

First recorded in 1735–45; encase + -ment
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