Associations to the word «Casing»


CASING, noun. That which encloses or encases.
CASING, noun. (uncountable) (computing) The collective states of upper and lower case letters.
CASING, verb. Present participle of case
CASING NAIL, noun. A nail with a slightly larger head and more holding strength than a finish nail, used for flooring.
CASING SHOE, noun. (engineering) In drilling, a bull-nose shaped device, known as a guide shoe or casing shoe, is attached to the bottom of the casing string and a casing hanger, which allows the casing to be suspended from the wellhead, is attached to the top of the casing.

Dictionary definition

CASING, noun. The housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case".
CASING, noun. The outermost covering of a pneumatic tire.
CASING, noun. The enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.