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OTHER WORDS FROM sheathingun·der·sheath·ing, noun
Words nearby sheathing
Definition for sheathing (2 of 3)
noun, plural sheaths [sheeth z] /ʃiðz/.
- the metal wall of a wave guide.
- a space charge formed by ions near an electrode in a tube containing low-pressure gas.
- the region of a space charge in a cathode-ray tube.
verb (used with object)
Origin of sheath
OTHER WORDS FROM sheathsheath·less, adjectivesheath·like, sheath·y, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sheathsheath sheathe
Definition for sheathing (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), sheathed, sheath·ing.
Origin of sheathe
OTHER WORDS FROM sheathesheath·er, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sheathesheath sheathe
Example sentences from the Web for sheathing
Another peculiar feature of the Cat family is the power of sheathing their talons.Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon|Robert A. Sterndale
"So ends our quarrel, then," said Aylward, sheathing his sword.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
Tongue and groove joint; used in flooring and for sheathing.Carpentry and Woodwork|Edwin W. Foster
They are very small, either separate or in clusters; and each flower or cluster has a dry, sheathing bract at its base.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
“I am fairly entrapped,” he said, sheathing his sword, and advancing towards them.Guy Fawkes|William Harrison Ainsworth