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The Definition of - sheath (verb)

    noun, plural sheaths
    [sheeth z] /ʃiðz/ (Show IPA)
    1.
    a case or covering for the blade of a sword, dagger, or the like.
    2.
    any similar close-fitting covering or case.
    3.
    a condom.
    4.
    Biology. a closely enveloping part or structure, as in an animal or plant.
    5.
    Botany. the leaf base when it forms a vertical coating surrounding the stem.
    6.
    a close-fitting dress, skirt, or coat, especially an unbelted dress with a straight drape.
    7.
    Electricity. the metal covering of a cable.
    8.
    Electronics.
    1. the metal wall of a wave guide.
    2. a space charge formed by ions near an electrode in a tube containing low-pressure gas.
    3. the region of a space charge in a cathode-ray tube.
    verb (used with object)
    9.
    to sheathe.

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