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

- known as a support case, in an issue tracking system Proof by exhaustion, a method of mathematical proof also known as "proof by cases" Contribution to...
- 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...
- a case is typically 24 items, however cases may range from 12 to 36, typically in multiples of six. For larger bottles such as gallon jugs, a case is...
- Children. About 35% of those cases are not cold cases at all. Some cases become instantly cold when a seeming closed (solved) case is re-opened due to the...
- inflected case system although personal pronouns still have three cases, which are simplified forms of the nominative, accusative and genitive cases. They...
- 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...
- cir****stances. Three types of cases may thus be distinguished for selection: Key cases Outlier cases Local knowledge cases Whatever the frame of reference...
- Effective Use Cases has been one of the most widely used writing styles of use cases.[citation needed] ****burn suggests annotating each use case with a symbol...
- rulers and calculators. Pencil cases can be made from a variety of materials such as wood or metal. Some pencil cases have a hard and rigid s**** encasing...
- in such cases, unit tests are usually created; they are testing boundary conditions of an algorithm, function or method. A series of edge cases around...
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