verb (used with object), en·cased, en·cas·ing.
Can be confusedencase in case
Examples from the Web for encasing
It would run about a mile in length, encasing four reactor buildings, and extend down to the clay 100 feet below the surface.Fukushima N-Plant Will Be Surrounded by a Wall of Ice|Josh Dzieza|September 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The fabric enveloped them, covering their heads and encasing their faces.
With sulphur it forms a sulphide which draws together into almost harmless drops, instead of encasing the grains of iron.
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.Inventors at Work|George Iles
War is a muddy business, encasing the body in dirt, and caking over the soul.Thoughts on religion at the front|Neville Stuart Talbot
A little of the light cloud of dust stirred up by the truck wheels had settled over him and clung to the encasing shell.The Radiant Shell|Paul Ernst
A high-heeled shoe, encasing a pink-stockinged foot, agitated itself like a flag in a gale.Nothing But the Truth|Frederic S. Isham