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cas·ing

 (kā′sĭng)
n.
1. An outer cover: a shell casing; a tire casing.
2. The frame or framework for a window or door.
3. A metal pipe or tube used as a lining for a water, oil, or gas well.
4. A membranous case, often made of animal intestine, used to contain sausage or other processed meat.
5. A narrow passage for a rod or cord, as in a curtain or the waistband of a garment, made by folding over a small strip of fabric at its edge along its width and sewing it in place.

casing

(ˈkeɪsɪŋ)
n
1. a protective case or cover
2. material for a case or cover
3. (Architecture) Also called: case a frame containing a door, window, or staircase
4. (Cookery) the intestines of cattle, pigs, etc, or a synthetic substitute, used as a container for sausage meat
5. (Automotive Engineering) the outer cover of a pneumatic tyre
6. (General Engineering) a pipe or tube used to line a hole or shaft
7. (Mechanical Engineering) the outer shell of a steam or gas turbine

cas•ing

(ˈkeɪ sɪŋ)

n.
1. a case or covering; housing.
2. material for a case or covering.
3. the framework around a door or window.
4. the outermost covering of an automobile tire.
5. any frame or framework.
6. a steel pipe or tubing, esp. as used in oil and gas wells.
7. the tubular intestinal membrane of sheep, cattle, or hogs, or a synthetic facsimile, for encasing sausage, salami, etc.
8. a channel created in a garment or other article to carry a drawstring or elastic.
[1565–75]

Casing

During the early years of the automobile, Tires were sometimes called casings.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.casing - the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
boot - protective casing for something that resembles a leg
gear box, gear case, gearbox - the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
grandfather clock, longcase clock - a pendulum clock enclosed in a tall narrow case
housing - a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
jacket - the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition
2.casing - the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
covering - an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre - a tire made of reinforced rubber and filled with compressed air; used on motor vehicles and bicycles etc
3.casing - the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
doorway, room access, door, threshold - the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close; "he stuck his head in the doorway"
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air

casing

noun covering, case, cover, shell, container, integument Bullet casings lay scattered on the ground.
Translations

casing

[ˈkeɪsɪŋ] N (Tech) (gen) → cubierta f; [of boiler] → revestimiento m; [of cylinder] → camisa f; [of tyre] → llanta f; [of window] → marco m

casing

[ˈkeɪsɪŋ] n
[bullet, bomb] → enveloppe f
spent casing [bullet] → douille f
[engine] → carter m

casing

n (Tech) → Gehäuse nt; (of cylinder, tyre)Mantel m; (of sausage)Haut f, → Darm m

casing

[ˈkeɪsɪŋ] n (Tech) → rivestimento; (of tyre) → copertone m
References in classic literature ?
This string would be twenty or thirty feet long, but the woman would have it all on in a jiffy; and when she had several on, she would press a lever, and a stream of sausage meat would be shot out, taking the casing with it as it came.
Although he was capable of expressing the highest feeling, a casing of timidity destroyed all the graces of his youth, just as the ice of poverty kept him from daring to put forth all his powers.
The bullet striking the wooden casing of the window exploded, blowing a hole completely through the wood and masonry.