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sleeving

/ (ˈsliːvɪŋ) /
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noun
electronics, mainly British tubular flexible insulation into which bare wire can be insertedUS and Canadian name: spaghetti
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How to use sleeving in a sentence

  • When these wires are adjacent to ground or battery wires they may be protected by sleeving, so as to prevent crosses.

  • It was formerly the custom with all careful women, when buying a dress, to buy an extra yard for new sleeving.

  • In five minutes they had got together a deck and a pile of chips and were shirt-sleeving it around a game of pinochle.

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