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Definition of encase verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[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.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: encase