verb (used with object), encased, encasing.
to enclose in or as in a :
We encased the ancient vase in glass to preserve it.
(transitive) to place or enclose in or as if in a case
1630s, from en- (1) “make, put in” + case (n.2). Related: Encased; encasing.
/ɪnˈkæʃ/ verb 1. (transitive) (Brit, formal) to exchange (a cheque) for cash
[en-kaw-stik] /ɛnˈkɔ stɪk/ adjective 1. painted with wax colors fixed with heat, or with any process in which colors are burned in. noun 2. a work of art produced by an encaustic process. /ɪnˈkɒstɪk/ adjective 1. decorated by any process involving burning in colours, esp by inlaying coloured clays and baking or by fusing wax […]
[en-seynt, ahn-sant; French ahn-sant] /ɛnˈseɪnt, ɑnˈsænt; French ɑ̃ˈsɛ̃t/ adjective 1. pregnant; with child. [en-seynt, ahn-sant; French ahn-sant] /ɛnˈseɪnt, ɑnˈsænt; French ɑ̃ˈsɛ̃t/ noun, plural enceintes [en-seynts, en-sants; French ahn-sant] /ɛnˈseɪnts, ɛnˈsænts; French ɑ̃ˈsɛ̃t/ (Show IPA) 1. a wall or enclosure, as of a fortified place. 2. the place enclosed. /ɒnˈsænt; French ɑ̃sɛ̃t/ adjective 1. another word […]
1. variant of before a vowel: encephalic.