encased encased  /ɛn ˈkeɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) covered or protected with or as if with a case

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The Master Chief is a supersoldier, the only one of his kind, equipped with--encased in, really--powerful battle armor.
  2. This is a show, after all, whose appeal rests on an exuberant celebration of paint volcanoes, Twinkie force-feeding, amplified Cap'N Crunch--chomping and Jell-O-encased heads.
  3. Carter found the mummy encased in a series of coffins, with the mask, pictured at left, resting over the mummy's face.

News

  1. Wine Talk: The new Frascati

    Wine enthusiasts of a certain age will remember the Chianti bottle encased in a fiasco, otherwise known as a straw flask. It was as ubiquitous as the red-checked tablecloth in Italian restaurants of the 1960s. A typical wine list in a neighborhood Italian restaurant of that era would feature several Chianti in fiasco, a token Bardolino, a token Valpolicella, a token soave and a token pinot ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. BEHOLD: Miley Cyrus' Sweatpants/Denim Frankentrousers

    (Getty Images) Miley Cyrus 's left leg must have been really jealous of her right leg at last night's MySpace party (I know, right?) in L.A. Lefty had to spend the evening constrained by stiff denim, while righty was encased in gloriously stretchy sweatpant material. Observe: (Getty Images) The pants (Jean-sweats? Jweats?), which are by Ashish, were styled with a leather jacket and a matching ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  3. Galaxy S5 could go the aluminum route, report says

    Android Geeks reports that the as-yet-unreleased S5 will be encased in an aluminum unibody like the iPhone and HTC One, under a new Samsung style philosophy dubbed "Design 3.0." Originally posted at News - Mobile
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "The blue stone is part of what some of the stones at Stonehenge are made of," said Routh who proposed at the English prehistoric monument. "So the ring is from there, but I got it encased in silver to strengthen it, and it looks cool."
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: Brandon Routh Source: Inside Entertainment

  2. She also takes a dim view of trendy wedge heels - a favourite of fellow WAG Coleen McLoughlin - saying: "Some wedges look great but you can look like your feet are encased in cement."
    on Aug 30, 2006 By: Coleen McLoughlin Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. "From both technical and medical viewpoints I am very surprised by this information and I question the validity of it," Warwick said in an e-mail. "Most (if not all) RFID implants are silicon encased and hermetically sealed -- there can...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Kevin Warwick Source: InformationWeek

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