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

- mathematical proof also known as "proof by cases" Case Middle School, part of Punahou School in Oahu, Hawaii Case Western Reserve University, an independent...
- The Ca****ts is a mansion in Ormond Beach, Florida, U.S., famous for being the winter residence of American oil magnate John D. Rockefeller. It is currently...
- 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...
- of cases before the United States Supreme Court that the Court has agreed to hear and has not yet decided. List of United States Supreme Court cases by...
- If it is granted, the case proceeds to the briefing stage; otherwise, the case ends. Except in death penalty cases and other cases in which the Court orders...
- cir****stances. Three types of cases may thus be distinguished for selection: Key cases Outlier cases Local knowledge cases Whatever the frame of reference...
- lost its case system although personal pronouns still have three cases, which are simplified forms of the nominative, accusative and genitive cases. They...
- Court cases List of landmark court decisions in the United States (most frequently from the Supreme Court) List of United States courts of appeals cases List...
- previously ****igned to the case. However, it is often more convenient to refer to cases – particularly landmark and other notable cases – by a title of the form...
- About 35% of those cases are not really cold cases at all. Some cases become instantly cold when a seeming closed (solved) case is re-opened due to the...
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