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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.
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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
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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]
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Casing

During the early years of the automobile, Tires were sometimes called casings.
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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
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casing

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

casing

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

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

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

[ˈkeɪsɪŋ] n (Tech) → rivestimento; (of tyre) → copertone m
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