Definition of 'casing'
Example sentences containing 'casing'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
All that was left was the outer casing of the freestanding unit. The Sun (2017)The envelope was stuck between the inner and outer casing of the machine. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And anyway it was just the casing of a shell. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Metal casing covers the windows of abandoned houses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At least the bulky metal casing means it should be tough. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The huge engine chimney casing bore down. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rescuers could reach the trapped men today and will then decide if they need to reinforce the walls with steel casing. The Sun (2010)Officers recovered a single shell casing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The aluminium casing was stylish and tough, with a good grip. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Just 10 minutes of daylight is enough to charge the outer casing for up to eight hours. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Bosses said that the dummy's outer casing can become detached and cause a choking hazard. The Sun (2013)The casing is aluminium (silver or grey) and the display is hardened glass. The Sun (2015)
Trends of 'casing'
Used Occasionally. casing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of casing from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.