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encase

en·case

encase

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn keIs
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: encased, encases, encasing
definition: to enclose in, or as though in, a case.
The exotic butterfly specimens were encased in glass.
similar words:
case, fold
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derivation: encasement (n.)
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