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cases, plural;
  1. Surround in a material or substance
    • - the towers are of steel cased in granite
  2. Enclose in a protective container
    • - a cased pair of pistols
  3. Reconnoiter (a place) before carrying out a robbery
    • - I was casing the joint
  1. A container designed to hold or protect something
    • - he placed the trumpet safely in its velvet-lined case
  2. The outer protective covering of a natural or manufactured object
    • - a seed case
  3. An item of luggage; a suitcase

  4. A box containing bottles or cans of a beverage, sold as a unit
    • - there are twelve bottles of champagne in a case
  5. A partitioned container for loose metal type

  6. Each of the two forms, capital or minuscule, in which a letter of the alphabet may be written or printed

  1. an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
  2. look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"
  3. encase: enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
  4. event: a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
  5. lawsuit: a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
  6. the actual state of things; "that was not the case"
  7. Case is the debut album by multi-platinum R&B singer Case. It was released on August 13, 1996.
  8. A case of some merchandise is a collection of items packaged together. In the United States, typically a standard case contains a certain number of items depending on what the merchandise is. ...
  9. A legal case is a dispute between opposing parties resolved by a court, or by some equivalent legal process. A legal case may be either civil or criminal. There is a defendant and an accuser.
  10. In grammar, the case of a noun or pronoun is a change in form that indicates its grammatical function in a phrase, clause, or sentence. For example, a noun may play the role of subject ("I kicked the ball"), of direct object ("John kicked me"), or of possessor ("My ball"). ...
  11. Case is a name, usually a surname but sometimes a given name, and may refer to: * Box Case (1895-1969), English cricketer * Clarence E. Case (1877-1961), politician * Clifford P. ...
  12. Neuromancer is a 1984 novel by William Gibson, notable for being the most famous early cyberpunk novel and winner of the science-fiction "triple crown" — the Nebula Award, the Philip K. Dick Award, and the Hugo Award. It was Gibson's first novel and the beginning of the Sprawl trilogy. ...
  13. An actual event, situation, or fact; A piece of work, specifically defined within a profession; A legal proceeding, lawsuit; A specific inflection of a word depending on its function in the sentence; Grammatical cases and their meanings taken either as a topic in general or within a specific ...
  14. (cased) having a case or covering; encased or clad
  15. (cased) hardback; derived from the case into which the book block is inserted (cased in) at the conclusion of hardback binding.
  16. (Cased) Descriptive of wellbore in which steel pipe, called casing, is run and cemented.
  17. (Cased) item is in the container in which it was originally issued (ex - box, envelope).
  18. (Cases) matters to be decided (in a court of law)
  19. (cases) The case of a watch must not only protect the mechanism and hold all the parts together but it must also look good -sometimes to the extent of making a timepiece into a piece of jewelry. ...
  20. (Cases) factory-sealed box filled with card boxes, often six to ten card boxes per case.
  21. (CASES) Automated Case Management System
  22. (CASES) Court and Sheriff Entry System. Used by the Clerk of the Court to perform daily business functions. Automatic Stay, Bankruptcy Proposal and Orderly Payment of Debt registrations are sent from CASES to APPRES daily.
  23. (Cases) A box of wooden slats, with little or no spaces between each slat, for packing and transporting.
  24. (Cases) Battered suitcase-like satchels for carrying and storing instruments.
  25. (Cases) Objects or entities whose behavior or characteristics we study. Usually, the cases are persons. But they can also be groups, departments, organizations, etc. They can also be more esoteric things like events (e.g., meetings), utterances, pairs of people, etc. ...