Definition of encase verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

encase

 verb
verb
NAmE//ɪnˈkeɪs//
 
[often passive]encase something (in something)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they encase
 
he / she / it encases
 
past simple encased
 
-ing form encasing
 
 
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to surround or cover something completely, especially to protect it The reactor is encased in concrete and steel. His upper body was completely encased in bandages.
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