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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishencaseen‧case /ɪnˈkeɪs/ verb [transitive]  AROUND/ROUNDto cover or surround something completelyencase something in something His broken leg was encased in plaster.→ See Verb table
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encaseTo protect power station workers from this invisible threat the reactor core has to be encased behind many metres of thick concrete.In some forms, the whole of the head and body was encased in a cuirass of bony plates.He was encased in a great deal of expensive burgundy metal, and his car was coming right at me.It's encased in concrete and steel and will stay in place for tens of years.But the cool grape leaves that encase the rice like gift wrapping are fork tender.The iron lung encased Virginia in a vacuum.encase something in somethingAndre's right arm was encased in a cast.
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Verb table
Simple Form
I, you, we, theyencase
he, she, itencases
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I, you, he, she, it, we, theyencased
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave encased
he, she, ithas encased
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad encased
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill encase
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have encased
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