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  • A woman leans against a wall that encases the Eigth stanza
    A woman leans against a wall that encases the Eigth stanza
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n encasement the act of enclosing something in a case
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Great Pyramids used to be as white as snow because they were encased in a bright limestone that has worn off over the years
    • Encasement (Biol) An old theory of generation similar to emboîtement. See Ovulist.
    • Encasement The act of encasing; also, that which encases.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper right-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner
    • n Encasement the enclosing substance: a covering
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Casement


In literature:

Sidewise, I regarded her solemn little face encased in its hood of fur.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
Perhaps the animal in whose skin Rooney was encased had been a brother.
"Red Rooney" by R.M. Ballantyne
The nerve fibres there figured are bound together by endoneurium into small ropes, the nerves, encased in perineurium.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
Their feet were encased in moccasins.
"Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 6" by Charles H. Sylvester
But the tar only became harder and harder, until I was encased in sheet-armor, like the famous Black Knight.
"St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, Vol. 5, July 1878, No. 9" by Various
The supercargo's shirt, stretched and bulged, already encased the royal fat.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
In the pause that followed, Angus swiftly handed to me a small picture, encased after an ancient fashion.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
Tess was as firmly fixed in her position as the iron chains that encased her "Daddy's" ankles.
"Tess of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
Silk socks, heavy, gleaming, snugly encased his ankles.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
A little of the light cloud of dust stirred up by the truck wheels had settled over him and clung to the encasing shell.
"The Radiant Shell" by Paul Ernst
Besides, it would be energy wasted, as she is encased in steel.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
They had reached the end of the repast, and coffee was served in little cups of eggshell china encased in filigree gold.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
Viewed from the distant hills, the Grey valley was a shining, sparkling amber, encased in an emerald setting.
"Grey Town" by Gerald Baldwin
Their wet clothes froze to their bodies: an icy envelope encased them, and stiffened all their limbs.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
He mounted with it to his dormitory and undid the covering in which it was encased.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
This is trued up on a lathe and encased in a brass tube.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
His small feet were encased in patent-leather boots.
"My Life: or the Adventures of Geo. Thompson" by George Thompson
For other glass encased monsters had appeared beside the first, now.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930" by Various
Wide-eyed as she watched the joining of battle, she stood there, her tiny hand encased in the tense one of Prester Kleig.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930" by Various
Leather shoes and gaiters of the same, finely stitched, encased his well-formed feet and legs.
"The Catholic World. Volume III; Numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6." by E. Rameur

In poetry:

Au revoir, old F. S. uniform
That encased my shape of yore
They've put the kibosh on you,
And you'll be seen no more.
"Old F. S. Coat" by Robert A Donaldson
Oh, could I now dive
Into the unexplored deeps of me - Delve and bring up and give
All that is submerged, encased, unfolded,
That is yet the best.
"Submerged" by Lola Ridge
Encase your legs in nylons,
Bestride your hills with pylons
O age without a soul;
Away with gentle willows
And all the elmy billows
That through your valleys roll.
"Inexpensive Progress" by Sir John Betjeman
In pagan Greece they turned men into gods,
Encased in marble, poetized by scholars;
In Christian lands they turn gods into men--
To advertize suits, hats, and linen collars.
"Secularization" by Benjamin Musser
Bearded and blown, an albatross of frost,
Relic of tough weather, every winch and stay
Encased in a glassy pellicle.
The sun will diminish it soon enough:
Each wave-tip glitters like a knife.
"A Winter Ship" by Sylvia Plath
- Admit some other features: Faithless, mean;
Encased in matter; vowed to Gods obscene;
Contemptuous of the impalpable, it swells
On Doubt; for pastime swallows miracles;
And if I bid it face what I observe,
Declares me hoodwinked by my optic nerve!
"Foresight And Patience" by George Meredith

In news:

She lived in a glass-encased room for a year under care of renowned Hopkins doctor Taussig.
Lazzeri, a Baltimore County native who as a child lived for a year in a glass-encased room at.
Glacial Silt Encased Some of Earth's Best-Preserved Fossils.
The springs are encased in sleeves to prevent contact.
The platform is encased in vinyl.
Encased in a plastic box suspended over London's Thames River for 44 days, American trickster David Blaine performed a stupendous feat of perseverance.
Rings encased in plastic cubes are likely replicas that team gave to season ticket holders.
The single 12-inch-long excursion driver is encased in a patent-pending design that is only 24-inches on its longest side, suiting the mini subwoofer for small bands, amateur musicians, houses of worship, and small events.
The male and female cable connections are encased within a single housing.
Judge says driver with unloaded, encased gun under seat can't be charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
Authorities were investigating Tuesday whether a concrete-encased body buried in a Winder, Georgia backyard is a former Florida journalist who went missing in August.
Body encased in conrete in Winder .
Polycarbonate- Encased Bulk Bag Unloader with Explosion Protection Design.
Body encased in concrete identified as Fla. Sign out Welcome.
According to Seales, the scrolls did not burn because the building so was completely encased in ash and lava that no oxygen was available to feed any flames.

In science:

In the Orch OR model, actin gelation encases microtubules during their quantum computation phase.
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
Thus bundles of microtubules encased in actin gel may be effectively isolated with the decoherence-free zone, a, extending over the radius of the bundle, on the order of hundreds of nanometers.
Quantum Computation in Brain Microtubules? Decoherence and Biological Feasibility
DEAP-3600 will consist of a 3600 kg (1000 kg fiducial) liquid argon target encased in acrylic and surrounded with an array of photomultiplier tubes.
Analysis of alpha backgrounds in the DEAP-1 detector
Out of 213 traps, 161 last trap coils are encased in Permendur shells.
A Moving Magnetic Trap Decelerator: a New Source for Cold Atoms and Molecules
Most protostellar disk models hence consist of an ‘active’ well-ionized envelope, in which the MRI could in principle be present, encasing an extensive body of poorly-ionised gas which remains ‘dead’, at least as far as the MRI is concerned.
Resistive double-diffusive instability in the dead-zones of protostellar disks
In the following series of lemmas 4.9 - 4.12, we split up the segments of unstable foliation across ϕt (β ) into sets which are dealt with separately, some of them encased in larger subsurfaces.
A connected string of long thick and dominants