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sheathing

Line breaks: sheath¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈʃiːðɪŋ
 
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Definition of sheathing in English:

noun

[mass noun]
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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