英音 [keɪs] 美音 [kes]
an occurrence of something;
"it was a case of bad judgment"
"another instance occurred yesterday"
"but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
a special set of circumstances;
"in that event, the first possibility is excluded"
"it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy;
"the family brought suit against the landlord"
the actual state of things;
"that was not the case"
a portable container for carrying several objects;
"the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
a person requiring professional services;
"a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation;
"the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"
"the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"
a problem requiring investigation;
"Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"
a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument;
"he stated his case clearly"
the quantity contained in a case
nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
a specific state of mind that is temporary;
"a case of the jitters"
a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities);
"a real character"
"a strange character"
"a friendly eccentric"
"the capable type"
"a mental case"
a specific size and style of type within a type family
an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
the housing or outer covering of something;
"the clock has a walnut case"
the enclosing frame around a door or window opening;
"the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers;
"for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters"
bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow;
"the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
look over, usually with the intention to rob;
"They men cased the housed"
enclose in, or as if in, a case;
"my feet were encased in mud"
bookcase n. 书橱，书架，书柜;
braincase n. 脑壳;
briefcase n. 公文包;手提包;公事包;手提箱;
caseate v. 干酪化，发生干酪样变;
caseation n. 干酪样变，干酪化;
casebook n. 个案记录簿;
caseharden vt. 使无情，使表面硬化;
casein n. 干酪素，酪蛋白;
caseload n. 待处理案件的数量;
casemate n. 城墙内的炮台，炮塔;暗炮台;
casement n. 窗扉;
caseous adj. 干酪似的;干酪性;
casern n. （要塞附近的）兵营，屯营;
casework n. 生活环境调查;
crankcase n. 曲轴箱;
encase vt. 包装;围绕;把…装箱;
incase v. 装进箱;筒;鞘等容器内;包;
lowercase n. 小写字母;小写字体; adj. 小写字体的; vt. 用小写字体书写;
pillowcase n. 枕套（等同pillow slip）;
replicase n. 复制酶;
showcase n. （商店或博物馆等的）玻璃柜台，玻璃陈列柜;显示优点的东西;<美俚>应接室; vt. 使展现;在玻璃橱窗陈列;
slipcase n. 书套;
smearcase n. <美>农家鲜干酪;
staircase n. 楼梯;楼梯间;
suitcase n. 手提箱;衣箱;
uppercase n. 大写字母盘; vt. 以大写字母印刷; adj. 大写字母的;
watchcase n. 表壳;表盒;
Case n. （实）例，事例;情况，状况;诉讼（事件），案件，判例;容器（箱，盒）; vt. 把…装入箱（或盒等）内;加盖于;包围，围住;[俚语]（尤指盗窃前）探察，侦查，窥测;
case chip 封装片;
patient case 被动格;
case sensitive n. 区分大小写;
stretcher case 重伤员;
common case 共同格;
distributor case 分配箱，配电箱;
egg case 卵鞘;蛋箱;
vanity case n. 小化装箱，小手提包;
mechanism case 机构箱;
case package 管壳封装，外套封装;
buffer case 缓冲筒，减震器;
case summary [医]病例摘要;
heater case 电热箱;
needle case [医]缝针盒，注射针盒;
case cord 包芯纱缆线;
corrugaled case 瓦楞纸箱;
housing case 机壳;
defence case [法] 答辩方的证据和争论;
case irreducibility 事件不可简化;
case investigation 病案调查;