UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkeɪsɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkeɪsɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kāsing)

From the verb case: (⇒ conjugate)
casing is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. the [adapter, outer, inner, shell, door, window] casing
  2. the [phone, product, instrument, DVD] casing
  3. has a [plastic, wood, metal, gold, fabric, black, bright] casing
  4. [covered, wrapped, protected] in a (plastic) casing
  5. has a [solid, reinforced, double, waterproof] (metal) casing
  6. [natural, artificial] sausage casings
  7. [hand, machine] -made casings for sausages
  8. casing for [wires, cables, leads]
  9. remove the casing [first, before]
  10. has a (solid) casing to [protect, ensure, prevent]
  11. The casing is [broken, cracked].
  12. The casing [broke] from the [fall, cold].
  13. casing and [racking, cooling, tubing]
n as adj
  1. the casing [material, size, dimensions]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [medical, cancer, criminal, court, legal] case
  2. a [severe, bad] case of [measles, chicken pox]
  3. a common case of [the flu, strep throat]
  4. a clear case of [arson, poisoning]
  5. in extreme cases
  6. not in this case
  7. that is not the case for me
  8. in which cases would you [go, stop, try]
  9. if that were the case, I would [go]
  10. a case of [incompetence, stolen identity, diabetes]
  11. in (the) case of [fire, emergency]
  12. this case may [require, need]
  13. has a case to [plead, present] (with)
  14. [plead] your case (to)
  15. makes a [compelling, good] case
  16. he is a [hard, hopeless] case
  17. my first case as a [doctor, lawyer]
  18. I rest my case
  19. this is a special case
  20. is a case in point
  21. it was a [water-tight, open and shut] case
  22. the case requires [further, additional, more] investigation
  23. well, in that case I will [go, stop, try]
  24. well, in any case
  25. in case she [doesn't come, is late]
  26. [I'll do it, let's take one] just in case
  27. case closed!
  28. I'm already on the case!
  29. will you get off my case!
  30. a case of [beer, soda, soap]
  31. a carrying case
  32. a [leather, hard, canvas] case
  33. a [display, trophy] case
  34. put the [jewelry, knives] back in the case
  35. [packed, opened, locked] my case
  36. [took, got] out her [pencil, glasses] case
  37. [upper, lower] case
n as adj
  1. [upper, lower] -case letters
  2. a case [worker, study]
  3. case management
  4. the [field, password] is case sensitive
  5. a case-sensitive [field]
  6. on a case-to-case basis
  7. [in a, would be the] worst-case scenario
  1. case it in [steel, concrete]
  2. informal: case the [joint, scene, store]
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