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sheath

noun [C]  us   /ʃiθ/
a close-fitting covering: The cable is a copper wire with a heavy plastic sheath.
Translations of “sheath”
in Vietnamese bao, vỏ, ống…
in Spanish vaina, funda, revestimiento…
in Thai ฝักดาบ, ปลอก…
in Malaysian sarung…
in French fourreau, gaine…
in German die Scheide, die Hülle…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鞘套, 護套, (刀劍的)鞘…
in Indonesian sarung pedang, selongsong…
in Russian ножны…
in Turkish bıçak kını, kılıf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鞘套, 护皮, (刀剑的)鞘…
in Polish pochwa…
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