casing

casing
cas•ing
[[t]ˈkeɪ sɪŋ[/t]] n.
1) a case or covering; housing
2) material for a case or covering
3) bui the framework around a door or window
4) aum the outermost covering of an automobile tire
5) any frame or framework
6) civ a steel pipe or tubing, esp. as used in oil and gas wells
7) coo the tubular intestinal membrane of sheep, cattle, or hogs, or a synthetic facsimile, for encasing sausage, salami, etc
8) clo a channel created in a garment or other article to carry a drawstring or elastic
Etymology: 1565–75

From formal English to slang. 2014.


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