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Encasement   Listen

The act of enclosing something in a case.  Synonym: incasement.

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... practically one method of construction: a bony framework of steel—or of concrete reinforced by steel—filled in and subdivided by concrete, brick, hollow fire-clay, or some of its substitutes. To a construction of this kind some sort of an outer encasement is not only aesthetically desirable, but practically necessary. It usually takes the form of stone, face-brick, terra-cotta, tile, stucco, or some combination of two or more of these materials. Of the two types of architecture ...
— Architecture and Democracy • Claude Fayette Bragdon

Words linked to "Encasement" :   enclosing, inclosure, encase, enclosure, envelopment

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