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Definición de “sheath” en inglés

sheath

noun [C] uk   /ʃiːθ/ us  
a close-fitting covering to protect something: 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: He drew the knife from its jewelled leather sheath. UK a condom
sheathing
noun [C or U] uk   /ˈʃiː.ðɪŋ/ us  
The frame is covered by a glass and metal sheathing (= protective cover).
(Definition of sheath from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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