/ (ɛnˈkɑːstreɪ) /
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civil engineering (of a beam) fixed at the ends; built into its supports
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Word Origin for encastré
from French, past participle of encastrer, from Latin incastrare to cut in; see castrate
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