Definition of sheath-like in English:

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sheath-like

adjective

Resembling a sheath in form or structure, especially in being long, narrow, and close-fitting: a long, flowing sheath-like gown
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  • This layer, being somewhat strong and sheath-like, also provides some structural support.
  • The leaves, like those of adults, had sheath-like bases covering younger leaves.
  • Her studio was overflowing with works of all kinds: introspective figurative paintings, dark, sheath-like leather sculptures and photomontage works.

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