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English noun: casing

1. casing (artifact) the housing or outer covering of something

SamplesThe clock has a walnut case.

Synonymscase, shell

Broader (hypernym)housing

Narrower (hyponym)boot, gear box, gear case, gearbox, jacket

Part meronymgrandfather clock, longcase clock

2. casing (artifact) the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire

Broader (hypernym)covering

Part meronympneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre

3. casing (artifact) the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

SamplesThe casings had rotted away and had to be replaced.


Broader (hypernym)framework

Part meronymdoor, doorway, room access, threshold, window

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