encase meaning


    Definition of encase in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGencasesPRencasingPT, PPencasedPREen-SUF-ase
    1. To enclose, as in a case.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Four small suspension bridges, complete with towers and cables like those on the span across the East River, are now encased inside the Capitol’s subbasement understructure.
        • Like any arthropod encased in a rigid exoskeleton, a trilobite must periodically moult, or exuviate, in order to grow.
        • The sessile amoeba is encased in a hyaline, flattened lorica, which holds the MCB and connects to the meroplasmodium.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Prefixes
          • Words by prefix
            • Words prefixed with en-
        • Verbs
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        1. en encases
        2. en encased
        3. en encaser
        4. en encasers
        5. fr encaserna
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of encase for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "encase" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a verb.
        Difficultness: Level 8
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        Definite    ➨     Versatile