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sheathe

Pronunciation: /ʃiːð/

Translation of sheathe in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (put into sheath) [sword] envainar, enfundar
    Example sentences
    • He stuffed the package into his pocket and sheathed his knife, wiping off the blood and brain matter on the back of Nick's shirt.
    • Pocketing the stone and sheathing the sword he stood.
    • I nodded, sheathing one of my swords to use my hand to wipe my face clear of tears.
    1.2 (cover) [cable/wire/pipes] revestir*
    Example sentences
    • Some vehicles intended for testing on public roads are sheathed in so much black leather and vinyl that they resemble a dominatrix on wheels.
    • The connector is sheathed in a black mesh, and is very long, about six feet long.
    • His feet were sheathed in black, silk socks while a black bow tie hung undone around his neck.
    1.3 (retract) [claws] retraer*

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