sheathing

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noun sheath·ing \ˈshē-thiŋ, -thiŋ\

Definition of sheathing

  1. 1 :  the action of one that sheathes something

  2. 2 :  material used to sheathe something; especially :  the first covering of boards or of waterproof material on the outside wall of a frame house or on a timber roof

15th Century

First Known Use of sheathing

15th century


SHEATHING Defined for English Language Learners

sheathing

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noun sheath·ing \ˈshē-thiŋ, -thiŋ\

Definition of sheathing for English Language Learners

  • : a protective outer covering


SHEATHING Defined for Kids

sheathing

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noun sheath·ing \ˈshē-thiŋ\

Definition of sheathing for Students

  1. :  material used as a protective covering <waterproof sheathing>


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