What does encase mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encase, incase, caseverb

    enclose in, or as if in, a case

    "my feet were encased in mud"


  1. encaseverb

    To enclose, as in a case.


  1. EnCase

    EnCase is the shared technology within a suite of digital investigations products by Guidance Software (acquired by OpenText in 2017). The software comes in several products designed for forensic, cyber security, security analytics, and e-discovery use. EnCase is traditionally used in forensics to recover evidence from seized hard drives. It allows the investigator to conduct in-depth analysis of user files to collect evidence such as documents, pictures, internet history and Windows Registry information. The company also offers EnCase training and certification. Data recovered by EnCase has been used in various court systems, such as in the cases of the BTK Killer and the murder of Danielle van Dam. Additional EnCase forensic work was documented in other cases such as the evidence provided for the Casey Anthony, Unabomber, and Mucko (Wakefield Massacre) cases.


  1. encase

    To encase means to completely cover or surround something, often in order to protect or preserve it. This can be done using a container, material, or another object.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Encaseverb

    to inclose as in a case. See Incase

  2. Etymology: [Cf. Enchase.]


  1. EnCase

    EnCase is a suite digital forensics products by Guidance Software. The software comes in several forms designed for forensic, cyber security and e-discovery use. The company also offers EnCase training and certification. Data recovered by EnCase has been used successfully in various court systems around the world such as in the case of the BTK Killer.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Encase

    en-kās′, Incase, in-, v.t. to enclose in a case: to surround, cover.—n. Encase′ment, the enclosing substance: a covering.

Suggested Resources

  1. Encase

    Encase vs. Incase -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Encase and Incase.

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Anagrams for encase »

  1. acenes

  2. scæne

  3. seance

  4. séance

  5. Seneca

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of encase in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of encase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of encase in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Gillula:

    If it were me that would actually be the first thing I would think about doing, you would have to basically encase the White House in this net. It sure wouldn't look pretty, but in some ways it would be the most effective way.

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