Casing

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Casing may refer to an enclosing shell, tube, or surrounding material. It may also refer to:

  • Cartridge (firearms), shell enclosing the explosive propellant in ammunition
  • Casing (borehole), metal tube used during the drilling of a well
  • Casing (molding), decorative molding surrounding door or window openings
  • Casing (sausage), thin covering holding the food contents of sausage
  • Casing (submarine), platform attached to the upper side of a submersible vehicle
  • Casing stone, smooth stone covering for a structure such as those on the Giza Necropolis
  • Casing (mycology), top layer of soil used during the fruiting stage in mycological cultivation
  • Computer case, the enclosure that contains most of the components of a computer
  • Letter case, the distinction between upper and lowercase letters in typography
  • Reconnaissance, also known as scouting or casing, a location to potentially commit a robbery

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