Translation of "sheath" - English-Spanish dictionary

sheath

noun uk /ʃiːθ/ us

a close-fitting covering to protect something

cubierta
The cable has a copper wire surrounded by a plastic sheath.
The nerves are protected by thin sheaths of fatty tissue.

a cover into which a knife or sword fits so that the blade cannot cut someone when it is not being used

funda, vaina
He drew the knife from its jewelled leather sheath.

UK a condom

preservativo
sheathing noun uk /ˈʃiː.ðɪŋ/ us

cubierta
The frame is covered by a glass and metal sheathing (= protective cover).

(Translation of “sheath” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sheath

noun /ʃiːθ/ (plural sheaths /ʃiːθs ʃiːðz/)

a case for a sword or blade

vaina, funda
He put the knife back in its sheath.

a long close-fitting covering

revestimiento
The rocket is encased in a metal sheath.
sheathe /ʃiːð/ verb

to put into a sheath

envainar
He sheathed his sword.

(Translation of “sheath” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)