Casing vs Sleeve - What's the difference?

casing | sleeve |


As nouns the difference between casing and sleeve

is that casing is that which encloses or encases while sleeve is the part of a garment that covers the arm.

As verbs the difference between casing and sleeve

is that casing is while sleeve is to fit a sleeve to.

casing

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • That which encloses or encases.
  • Some people like to split the casing of a sausage before cooking so it doesn't burst. Others don't.
  • (uncountable, computing) The collective states of upper and lower case letters.
  • The replacement string should have the same casing as the matched text.

    Derived terms

    * sausage casing

    Verb

    (head)
  • Anagrams

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    sleeve

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The part of a garment that covers the arm.
  • The sleeves on my coat are too long.
  • A (usually tubular) covering or lining to protect a piece of machinery etc.
  • This bearing requires a sleeve so the shaft will fit snugly.
  • A protective jacket or case, especially for a record, containing art and information about the contents; also the analogous leaflet found in a packaged CD.
  • A narrow channel of water.
  • * Drayton
  • the Celtic Sea, called oftentimes the Sleeve
  • sleave; untwisted thread.
  • (British Columbia) A serving of beer measuring between 14 and 16 ounces.
  • (label) A long, cylindrical plastic bag of cookies or crackers.
  • * 2012 , Half A Sleeve Of Oreos Lost In House Fire", The Onion, May 5, 2012:
  • *:A three-alarm fire tore through a family home on Newark's East Side early Saturday morning, completely gutting the two-story residence and tragically claiming a half-sleeve of Oreo cookies that was trapped inside a cupboard.
  • Derived terms

    * shirtsleeves * sleeveless

    Verb

    (sleev)
  • to fit a sleeve to
  • See also

    * raglan * thimble

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