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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.

Nearby words

encapsule, encarnación, encarnalize, encarpus, encase, encasement, encash, encastré, encaustic, enceinte, enceladus

Origin of encasement

First recorded in 1735–45; encase + -ment

Definition for incasement (2 of 2)

incase

[ in-keys ]
/ ɪnˈkeɪs /

verb (used with object), in·cased, in·cas·ing.

Related formsin·case·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incasement

incase

/ (ɪnˈkeɪs) /

verb

a variant spelling of encase
Derived Formsincasement, noun
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