HyperDic: casing

English > 3 senses of the word casing:
NOUNartifactcasing, shell, casethe housing or outer covering of something
artifactcasingthe outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
artifactcasing, casethe enclosing frame around a door or window opening
casing > pronunciation
Soundskey'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > casing: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe housing or outer covering of something.
Synonymsshell, case
Part ofgrandfather clock, longcase clockA pendulum clock enclosed in a tall narrow case
NarrowerbootProtective casing for something that resembles a leg
gearbox, gear box, gear caseThe shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed
jacketThe tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition
BroaderhousingA protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
Spanishcaja, carcasa, cubierta
Catalancaixa, carcassa, cobertura
Verbscaseenclose in, or as if in, a case
English > casing: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe outermost covering of a pneumatic tire.
Part ofpneumatic tire, pneumatic tyreA tire made of reinforced rubber / rubber and filled with compressed air
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
English > casing: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe enclosing frame around a door or window opening.
Example"the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
Synonymcase
Part ofdoorway, door, room access, thresholdThe entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building
windowA framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishbastidor, marco
Catalanbastidor, marc

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