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Case or CASE may refer to:

Containers

  • Case (goods), a package of related merchandise
  • Bookcase, a piece of furniture used to store books
  • Briefcase or attaché case, a narrow hard-sided box used mainly for carrying paper documents
  • Computer case, enclosure that contains the main components of a computer
  • Keep case, a DVD or CD storage case
  • Pencil case
  • Road case or flight case, a shipping container specifically built to protect sensitive equipment in transit
  • Shipping container, also referred to as a packing case
  • Suitcase, a form of luggage

Places

In the United States
Elsewhere
  • Case del Conte, an Italian village and hamlet of Montecorice (SA), Campania

People

  • Case (name), a surname

Art, entertainment, and media

  • Case (singer), a.k.a. Casey Woddard, an R&B singer
  • CASE, a fictional computer in Christopher Nolan's film Interstellar
  • The Case (2007), a Chinese film
  • Réttur (English: Case), an Icelandic drama series

Computing, science, and technology

Computing

  • Best, worst and average case, types of case analysis in computer science
  • CASE, a database system used by the UK Citizens Advice until replaced by Petra from 2011
  • Computer-aided software engineering, the use of computers to assist in the software development life cycle
  • Computer-assisted structure elucidation, the use of computers to elucidate molecular structures
  • Switch statement, a control statement in computer programming
  • Use case, in software engineering and systems engineering; a description of a system’s behaviour as it responds to requests

Other science and technology

  • Case study, examination of a single instance or event
  • Case-hardening, a process of hardening the surface of a metal object
  • Case-shot, a type of anti-personnel canister ammunition similar to a shrapnel shell
  • Proof by exhaustion, a method of mathematical proof also known as "proof by cases"

Linguistics

  • Conceptually Accurate Signed English, a form of Manually Coded English
  • Grammatical case, a type of linguistic inflection
  • Letter case, in typography, the distinction between majuscule (capital or uppercase) and minuscule (lowercase) letters

Other uses

  • Case (policy debate), in debate competition
  • Business case, capturing the reasoning for initiating a project
  • Egyptian Exchange, a stock exchange comprising the Cairo and Alexandria stock exchanges
  • Legal case, a dispute between opposing parties, being resolved by a court proceeding

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