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  • 1 Case — Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Case — may refer to:Academia* Case analysis, division of a problem into separate cases * Case study, examination of a single instance or event * Center for Social and Economic ResearchBusiness* Business case, captures the reasoning for initiating a… …

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  • 3 Case IH — is an American mechanical company, one of the world’s largest brands of agricultural equipment. With headquarters in Racine, Wisconsin, it has a network of more than 4,000 dealers and distributors that operates in more than 160 countries. Case IH …

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  • 4 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}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A box, sheath, or covering; as, a case for holding …

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  • 5 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. [1913 Webster] The man who, cased in steel, had passed whole days and nights in the saddle. Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Case — Case, v. i. To propose hypothetical cases. [Obs.] Casing upon the matter. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 CASE — s. f. Maison. Il ne se dit guère au propre que Des cabanes où logent les nègres employés à la culture des plantations, dans les colonies. Fam., Le patron de la case, Le maître de la maison ; ou, par extension, Celui qui a toute autorité dans la… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 8 case — See: BASKET CASE, CIRCUMSTANCES ALTER CASES, COUCH CASE, GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS also GET DOWN TO CASES, IN ANY CASE, IN CASE or IN THE EVENT, IN CASE OF also IN THE EVENT OF, VANITY CASE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 case — I. noun Etymology: Middle English cas, from Anglo French, from Latin casus fall, chance, from cadere to fall more at chance Date: 13th century 1. a. a set of circumstances or conditions < is the statement true in all three cases > b. (1) a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 CASE — n. f. Chaque subdivision ou compartiment de certains meubles destinés à contenir des objets divers. Les cases d’un tiroir, d’une boîte. Fig., Les cases du cerveau. En termes de Jeu d’échecs et de Dames, il désigne Chacun des carrés de l’échiquier …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 11 case — 1. An intelligence operation in its entirety. 2. Record of the development of an intelligence operation, including personnel, modus operandi, and objectives …

    Military dictionary

  • 12 Case Western Reserve University — Motto Thinking Beyond the Possible Established WRU: 1826 CIT: 1880 CWRU: 1967 Type …

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  • 13 Case modding — Case modification (commonly referred to as case modding where an individual project is referred to as a case mod) is the modification of a computer chassis (often just referred to as the case), or a video game console chassis. Modifying a… …

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  • 14 Case agreed on — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Case at bar — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Case divinity — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Case lawyer — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Case stated — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …

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  • 19 Case-based reasoning — (CBR), broadly construed, is the process of solving new problems based on the solutions of similar past problems. An auto mechanic who fixes an engine by recalling another car that exhibited similar symptoms is using case based reasoning. A… …

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  • 20 Case-control — is a type of epidemiological study design. Case control studies are used to identify factors that may contribute to a medical condition by comparing subjects who have that condition (the cases ) with patients who do not have the condition but are …

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