Definition of Cases. Meaning of Cases. Synonyms of Cases

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Definition of Cases

Case
Case Case (k[=a]s), n. [OF. casse, F. caisse (cf. It. cassa), fr. L. capsa chest, box, case, fr. capere to take, hold. See Capacious, and cf. 4th Chase, Cash, Enchase, 3d Sash.] 1. A box, sheath, or covering; as, a case for holding goods; a case for spectacles; the case of a watch; the case (capsule) of a cartridge; a case (cover) for a book. 2. A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of instruments. 3. (Print.) A shallow tray divided into compartments or ``boxes' for holding type. Note: Cases for type are usually arranged in sets of two, called respectively the upper and the lower case. The upper case contains capitals, small capitals, accented and marked letters, fractions, and marks of reference: the lower case contains the small letters, figures, marks of punctuation, quadrats, and spaces. 4. An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case. 5. (Mining) A small fissure which admits water to the workings. --Knight.
Case
Case Case, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cased; p. pr. & vb. n. Casing.] 1. To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose. The man who, cased in steel, had passed whole days and nights in the saddle. --Prescott. 2. To strip the skin from; as, to case a box. [Obs.]

Meaning of Cases from wikipedia

- similar to a shrapnel s**** Case study, a research method involving in-depth examination of an individual Proof by cases (or exhaustion), in mathematics...
- Lists of solved missing person cases include: List of solved missing person cases: pre-2000 List of solved missing person cases: post-2000 Biography portal...
- in English in 1588. Originally one large case was used for each typeface, then "divided cases", pairs of cases for majuscules and minuscules, were introduced...
- Huddersfield, says: "I see a lot of cases of neglect, where children are not washed or fed properly, but you don't often get cases of children being tortured,...
- user can in many cases specify whether a search is sensitive to case, e.g. in most text editors, word processors, and Web browsers. A case-insensitive search...
- three cases, which are simplified forms of the nominative, accusative and genitive cases. They are used with personal pronouns: subjective case (I, you...
- A case study is an in-depth, detailed examination of a particular case (or cases) within a real-world context. For example, case studies in medicine may...
- with a specific requirement. Test cases underlie testing that is methodical rather than haphazard. A battery of test cases can be built to produce the desired...
- arguments in these cases have been scheduled, but have not, and potentially may not, take place. List of United States Supreme Court cases by the Roberts...
- in terms of the number of confirmed cases. The country that overtook China in terms of the number of confirmed cases several days later was the United Kingdom...