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Case or CASE may refer to:


Containers

* Case (goods), a package of related merchandise * Case, the metallic enclosure component in modern firearm cartridge (firearms), cartridges * 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, an enclosure that contains the main components of a computer * Keep case, DVD or CD packaging * 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 * Type case, a compartmentalized wooden box used to store movable type used in letterpress printing


Places


In the United States

* Case, Laclede County, Missouri, an unincorporated community * Case, Warren County, Missouri, an unincorporated community * Case Township, Michigan, a civil township


Elsewhere

* Case del Conte, an Italian village and hamlet of Montecorice (SA), Campania


People

* Case (name), a surname * Case (singer), American R&B singer-songwriter and producer (Case Woodard)


Arts, entertainment, and media

* CASE, a fictional robot in Christopher Nolan's film ''Interstellar (film), Interstellar'' * ''Réttur'' (English: ''Case''), an Icelandic drama series * ''The Case'' (2007), a Chinese film * Case (album), ''Case'' (album), a 1996 album by American R&B singer and songwriter Case * Case (song), "Case" (song), a 2018 song by Nigerian singer Teni


Computing, science, and technology


Computing

* CASE, a database system used by the British Citizens Advice organization until replaced by Petra from 2011 * Best, worst and average case, types of case analysis in computer science *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-hardening, a process of hardening the surface of a metal object * Case-shot, a field artillery in the American Civil War#Case (or shrapnel), type of anti-personnel canister ammunition similar to a shrapnel shell * A trouble ticket, also known as a support case, in an issue tracking system * Proof by exhaustion, a method of mathematical proof also known as "proof by cases" *Contribution to ARIEL Spectroscopy of Exoplanets (CASE), an instrument on the European space telescope ARIEL


Education

* Case Middle School, part of Punahou School#Case Middle School, Punahou School in Oahu, Hawaii * Case Western Reserve University, an independent research university in Cleveland, Ohio, US * Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering, now Sir Syed CASE Institute of Technology, a private engineering institute in Islamabad, Pakistan * Center for Architecture, Science and Ecology, a research facility of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US * Centre for Christian Apologetics, Scholarship and Education, a ministry of New College, University of New South Wales * Council for Advancement and Support of Education, a nonprofit association of educational institutions, US * Case study, a research method involving an up-close, in-depth, and detailed examination of a particular case, in the social and life sciences


Enterprises

* Case Corporation, defunct manufacturer of agricultural equipment, tractors and cars ** Case Construction Equipment (Case CE), a manufacturer of construction equipment ** Case IH, a manufacturer of agricultural equipment * W. R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co., an American manufacturer of knives


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 River, a tributary of the Kabika River in Ontario, Canada * 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


See also

* Box * Carton * Casa (disambiguation) * Casement window, a window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges * Casing (disambiguation) * Crate * Justice Case (disambiguation) * * {{disambiguation