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Housing vs. Casing

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Housing

Housing, or more generally living spaces, refers to the construction and assigned usage of houses or buildings collectively, for the purpose of sheltering people — the planning or provision delivered by an authority, with related meanings. Ensuring that members of society have a home in which to live, whether this is a house, or some other kind of dwelling, lodging, or shelter, is a social issue.
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Casing

A cover or shell that protects or encloses something
A waterproof casing
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Housing

Houses and flats considered collectively
A housing development
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Casing

The frame round a door or window.
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Housing

A rigid casing that encloses and protects a piece of moving or delicate equipment.
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Casing

An outer cover
A shell casing.
A tire casing.
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Housing

A recess or groove cut in one piece of wood to allow another piece to be attached to it.
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Casing

The frame or framework for a window or door.
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Housing

A cloth covering put on a horse for protection or ornament.
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Casing

A metal pipe or tube used as a lining for a water, oil, or gas well.
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Housing

Buildings or other shelters in which people live
A shortage of housing in the city.
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Casing

A membranous case, often made of animal intestine, used to contain sausage or other processed meat.
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Housing

A place to live; a dwelling
She came to college early to look for housing.
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Casing

A narrow passage for a rod or cord, as in a curtain or the waistband of a garment, made by folding over a small strip of fabric at its edge along its width and sewing it in place.
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Housing

Provision of lodging or shelter
The housing of refugees.
A contract that includes housing.
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Casing

That which encloses or encases.
Some people like to split the casing of a sausage before cooking so it doesn't burst.
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Housing

A frame, bracket, or box for holding or protecting a mechanical part
A wheel housing.
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Casing

(architecture) The decorative trim around a door or window.
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Housing

An enclosing frame in which a shaft revolves.
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Casing

(oil industry) A metal pipe used to line the borehole of a well.
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Housing

A hole, groove, or slot in a piece of wood into which another piece is inserted.
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Casing

The state of letter case across a whole phrase or whole lines of text; the collective state/arrangement of uppercase and lowercase letters.
The replacement string should have the same casing as the matched text.
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Housing

A niche for a statue.
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Casing

Present participle of case
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Housing

The part of a mast that is below deck.
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Casing

The act or process of inclosing in, or covering with, a case or thin substance, as plaster, boards, etc.
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Housing

The part of a bowsprit that is inside the hull.
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Casing

An outside covering, for protection or ornament, or to precent the radiation of heat.
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Housing

An ornamental or protective covering for a saddle.
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Casing

The housing or outer covering of something;
The clock has a walnut case
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Housing

Often housings Trappings for a horse.
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Casing

The outermost covering of a pneumatic tire
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Housing

A structure serving as a dwelling for one or more persons, especially for a family.
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Casing

The enclosing frame around a door or window opening;
The casings had rotted away and had to be replaced
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Housing

A household or family.
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Housing

Something, such as a burrow or shell, that serves as a shelter or habitation for a wild animal.
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Housing

A dwelling for a group of people, such as students or members of a religious community, who live together as a unit
A sorority house.
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Housing

A building that functions as the primary shelter or location of something
A carriage house.
The lion house at the zoo.
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Housing

A building devoted to a particular activity
A customs house.
A house of worship.
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Housing

A facility, such as a theater or restaurant, that provides entertainment or food for the public
A movie house.
The specialty of the house.
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Housing

The seating area in such an establishment
Dimmed the lights in the house to signal the start of the show.
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Housing

The audience or patrons of such an establishment
A full house.
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Housing

A commercial firm
A brokerage house.
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Housing

A publishing company
A house that specializes in cookbooks.
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Housing

A gambling casino.
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Housing

(Slang) A house of prostitution.
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Housing

A residential college within a university.
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Housing

Often House A legislative or deliberative assembly.
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Housing

The hall or chamber in which such an assembly meets.
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Housing

A quorum of such an assembly.
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Housing

Often House A family line including ancestors and descendants, especially a royal or noble family
The House of Orange.
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Housing

One of the 12 parts into which the heavens are divided in astrology.
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Housing

The sign of the zodiac indicating the seat or station of a planet in the heavens. Also called mansion.
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Housing

House music.
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Housing

To provide living quarters for; lodge
The cottage housed ten students.
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Housing

To shelter, keep, or store in a house or other structure
A library housing rare books.
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Housing

To fit (something) into a socket or mortise.
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Housing

(Nautical) To secure or stow safely.
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Housing

To reside; dwell.
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Housing

To take shelter.
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Housing

Present participle of house
We are housing the company's servers in Florida.
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Housing

(uncountable) The activity of enclosing something or providing a residence for someone.
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Housing

(uncountable) Residences, collectively.
She lives in low-income housing.
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Housing

(countable) A mechanical component's container or covering.
The gears were grinding against their housing.
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Housing

A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
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Housing

An appendage to the harness or collar of a harness.
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Housing

(architecture) The space taken out of one solid to admit the insertion of part of another, such as the end of one timber in the side of another.
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Housing

A niche for a statue.
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Housing

(nautical) That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
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Housing

(nautical) A houseline.
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Housing

The act of putting or receiving under shelter; the state of dwelling in a habitation.
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Housing

That which shelters or covers; houses, taken collectively.
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Housing

The space taken out of one solid, to admit the insertion of part of another, as the end of one timber in the side of another.
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Housing

A frame or support for holding something in place, such as a piece of machinery, journal boxes, etc.
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Housing

That portion of a mast or bowsprit which is beneath the deck or within the vessel.
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Housing

A cover or cloth for a horse's saddle, as an ornamental or military appendage; a saddlecloth; a horse cloth; in plural, trappings.
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Housing

An appendage to the hames or collar of a harness.
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Housing

Housing structures collectively; structures in which people are housed
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Housing

A protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component
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Housing

Stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
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