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Another word for sheath

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Noun
  1. A thin outer covering of an object

      1. The membranous tissue forming the external covering or integument of an animal and consisting in vertebrates of the epidermis and dermis.
      2. An animal pelt, especially the comparatively pliable pelt of a small or young animal:
      3. A usually thin, closely adhering outer layer:
      1. A layer of boards or of other wood or fiber materials applied to the outer studs, joists, and rafters of a building to strengthen the structure and serve as a base for an exterior weatherproof cladding.
      2. An exterior covering on the underwater part of a ship's hull that protects it against marine growths.
      3. The act of providing sheathing.
      1. A thin, pliable layer of tissue covering surfaces or separating or connecting regions, structures, or organs of a living organism.
      2. A semipermeable layer that bounds a cell or an organelle, typically consisting of lipids and proteins.
      3. A thin, pliable sheet or layer of natural or synthetic material:
      1. A thin plate, sheet, or layer.
      2. The expanded area of a leaf or petal; a blade.
      3. The bladelike part of a kelp.
    See also:

    surface

Another word for sheath

Noun
      1. To wrap in or as if in cerecloth.
      1. A layer of boards or of other wood or fiber materials applied to the outer studs, joists, and rafters of a building to strengthen the structure and serve as a base for an exterior weatherproof cladding.
      2. An exterior covering on the underwater part of a ship's hull that protects it against marine growths.
      3. The act of providing sheathing.
      1. A leaflike bract that encloses or subtends a flower cluster or spadix, as in the jack-in-the-pulpit.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. A sheath, as for a dagger, sword, or rifle.
      2. To put into or furnish with such a sheath.
      1. An instance or occurrence of a particular kind or category:
      2. An occurrence of a disease or disorder:
      3. A set of circumstances or a state of affairs; a situation: