a device, similar to an abacus, for recording the cards as they are drawn from the dealing box.
case2 (def 10). an often small or portable container for enclosing something, as for carrying or safekeeping; receptacle: a jewel case. a sheath or outer covering: a knife case. a box with its contents: a case of ginger ale. the amount contained in a box or other container: There are a dozen bottles to a […]
- Case data interchange format
case data interchange format (CDIF) An emerging standard for interchange of data between CASE tools. (1994-11-03)
- Case dough
case dough noun phrase A small amount of money set aside for emergencies; mad money (1940s+)
a suffix on an inflected noun, pronoun, or adjective that indicates its grammatical function. Historical Examples Thus, portam (Accusative Singular) is formed by adding the case-ending -m to the stem porta-. New Latin Grammar Charles E. Bennett