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sheathing Syllabification: sheath·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈSHēT͟HiNG/

Definition of sheathing in English:


Protective casing or covering.
Example sentences
  • We run each bit of riser through our fingers, checking visually and by feel for any cuts, snags or bumps which might indicate a problem with the Kevlar lines beneath their protective sheathing.
  • I protect the cord with three layers of sheathing, a fluid bath to take up shock, plus a bony housing.
  • The power cable has some UV-reactive blue mesh on it, while the shorter lengths of cable are covered in a UV-reactive blue plastic sheathing.
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