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sheath

noun [C] uk   us   /ʃiːθ/
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   us   /ˈʃiː.ðɪŋ/
The frame is covered by a glass and metal sheathing (= protective cover).
Traducciones de “sheath”
in Vietnamese bao, vỏ, ống…
en español vaina, funda, revestimiento…
in Thai ฝักดาบ, ปลอก…
in Malaysian sarung…
en francés fourreau, gaine…
en alemán die Scheide, die Hülle…
en chino (tradicionál) 鞘套, 護套, (刀劍的)鞘…
in Indonesian sarung pedang, selongsong…
en ruso ножны…
en turco bıçak kını, kılıf…
en chino (simplificado) 鞘套, 护皮, (刀剑的)鞘…
en polaco pochwa…
(Definition of sheath from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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