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casing

1. a frame containing a door, window, or staircase
2. the outer cover of a pneumatic tyre
3. a pipe or tube used to line a hole or shaft
4. the outer shell of a steam or gas turbine
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Casing

A trim member, molding, framing or lining around door and window openings which give a finished appearance. They may be flat or molded.
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casing

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(building construction)
A finishing member around the opening of a door or window.
(design engineering)
The outer portion of a tire assembly consisting of fabric or cord to which rubber is vulcanized.
(mechanical engineering)
A fire-resistant covering used to protect part or all of a steam generating unit.
(petroleum engineering)
A special steel tubing welded or screwed together and lowered into a borehole to prevent entry of loose rock, gas, or liquid into the borehole or to prevent loss of circulation liquid into porous, cavernous, or crevassed ground.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

casing

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1. The exposed trim molding, framing, or lining around a door or window; may be either flat or molded.
2. Finished millwork, of uniform profile, which covers pipes or encases a structural member such as a post or beam.
3. A pipe section
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casing

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i. The carcass of a tire. The rubber and the fabric body of a pneumatic tire are the constituents of a casing.
ii. The covering around a compressor.
iii. The outer covering of instruments and other similar devices.
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