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investing

 [in-vest´ing]
the covering or enveloping of a tissue or part by another tissue, such as a fascia.

in·vest·ing

(in-vest'ing),
1. In dentistry, covering or enveloping wholly or in part an object such as a denture, tooth, wax form, crown, etc., with a refractory investment material before curing, soldering, or casting.
2. In psychoanalysis, allocating to or charging an object with psychic energy or cathexis.

in·vest·ing

(in-vest'ing)
In dentistry, covering or enveloping wholly or in part an object (e.g., denture, tooth, wax form, crown) with a refractory investment material before curing, soldering, or casting.

investing (inves´ting),

n the process of covering or enveloping an object wholly or in part.
investing, vacuum,
n the investing of a pattern within a vacuum to form a mold.