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encase (something) in (something)

To place something in something else, often for protection. My mother encased my medal in glass so that it wouldn't get scratched. Be sure to encase the glassware in bubble wrap before putting it into the box.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

encase someone or something in something

to contain someone or something in something. We encased her broken leg in a splint and raced to the hospital. Sammy encased the butterfly in a glass display box.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Twelve patients with peroperative encasement or preoperative encasement or possible encasement of the ICA were selected from the previously claimed cohorts.
Victoria Cowart, President of the South Carolina Apartment Association and Vice President of Property Management for Charleston-based Darby Development Company Inc., says her company purchases the encasements from Protect-A-Bed, a Northbrook, Ill, supplier that Cowart discovered at the 2009 NAA Education Conference & Exposition.
Pipeline markers will be installed within one foot of the highway ROW and the point of crossing of the PE plastic encasement. All crossings should be as near perpendicular as possible.
Plants subjected to the snow-cover treatment maintained cold hardiness for the longest period of time, while ice encasement produced the most rapid loss of cold hardiness.
Once the documents had been removed from their encasements, conservators at the National Archives had two years to complete their work.
You will return to your work station more relaxed and mentally revived, no longer suffering the effects of computer encasement.
The King Koil mattress encasement is loaded with features to ensure a comfortable and relaxing sleep for your guests, since bugs cannot enter the mattress due to the fabric and velcro zipper locking system.
If true, this underlines earlier reports that Apple was spending an amazing $4 billion on some display technology for the nee iPhone which would facilitate a much larger display on the same encasement.
Hotel insiders will tell you the secret of staving off a major bed-bug infestation is good training of the housekeeping staff and preventative measures such as encasement products." What makes this particularly crucial for hotels is that the bed is "the centerpiece of the guestroom," Koneck said.
If traveling, consider taking your own pillow containing a dust mite-proof encasement.
Whitaker then dug four feet into the riverbed to get to the pipe, and shored that cut with steel sheeting driven 17 to 18 feet below the encasement. The pipe and encasement were checked for cracks and repaired where necessary.
Each of plural reinforcements includes multiple strands of different types of synthetic fibers that are maintained in position by a resin encasement. The surface of a reinforcement to which a wood segment is bonded is adapted so that the reinforcement may be bonded to the structural member with nonepoxy adhesives, such as resorcinol, commonly used in the laminated beam industry.
Insider artists have usually taken part in some kind of expensive training ritual; they may be classified as Insiders by their demonstrable obsession with rank, sales, Western history, and - here's their connection to the larger group - immortality, with the encasement of spirit (too often, their spirit) through the fashioning of an object.
When a back injury causes the spongy cushion between two vertebrae to protrude from its encasement, spinal nerves may feel the pinch.