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What is "Casing" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 13-Jan-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 15 days ago)
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Casing
A tunnel of fabric, usually made by folding over a cut edge or sewing an additional strip of fabric on at the cut edge. Elastic or a drawstring may be threaded through a casing.
Casing
The diagonal direction on a piece of woven cloth. Cloth stretches more along the bias than in the directions parallel to the woven threads.

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