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sheath·ing

 (shē′thĭng)
n.
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. Nautical An exterior covering on the underwater part of a ship's hull that protects it against marine growths.
3. The act of providing sheathing.

sheathing

(ˈʃiːðɪŋ)
n
1. any material used as an outer layer, as on a ship's hull
2. (Building) boarding, etc, used to cover the wall studding or roof joists of a timber frame

sheath•ing

(ˈʃi ðɪŋ)

n.
1. a covering or outer layer, as one of metal plates on a ship's bottom.
2. material for forming any such covering.
3. the act of a person who sheathes.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheathing - protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exteriorsheathing - protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"

sheathing

noun
A thin outer covering of an object:
Translations

sheathing

[ˈʃiːðɪŋ] Nrevestimiento m, cubierta f

sheathing

n (on roof, house) → Verkleidung f; (on ship also) → Beschlag m; (with wood) → Verschalung f; (on cables) → Armierung f, → Bewehrung f
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