encastré

/ (ɛnˈkɑːstreɪ) /

adjective

civil engineering (of a beam) fixed at the ends; built into its supports

Nearby words

  1. encarnalize,
  2. encarpus,
  3. encase,
  4. encasement,
  5. encash,
  6. encaustic,
  7. enceinte,
  8. enceladus,
  9. encephal-,
  10. encephalalgia

Word Origin for encastré

from French, past participle of encastrer, from Latin incastrare to cut in; see castrate

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