Definition of 'casing'
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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)
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