encasement

or in·case·ment

[en-keys-muh nt or in-keys-muh nt]

noun

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

Origin of encasement

First recorded in 1735–45; encase + -ment

incase

[in-keys]

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

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

incase

verb

a variant spelling of encase
Derived Formsincasement, noun
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