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sleeve

 (slēv)
n.
1. A part of a garment that covers all or part of an arm.
2. A case into which an object or device fits: a record sleeve.
3. A tattoo that covers all or a large part of the arm.
tr.v. sleeved, sleev·ing, sleeves
To furnish or fit with sleeves or a sleeve.
Idiom:
up (one's) sleeve
Hidden but ready to be used: I still have a few tricks up my sleeve.

[Middle English sleve, from Old English slēf; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.]

sleeve′less adj.
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sleeving

(ˈsliːvɪŋ)
n
(Electronics) electronics chiefly Brit tubular flexible insulation into which bare wire can be inserted. US and Canadian name: spaghetti
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Croylek Limited is a leading supplier of Electrical, Mechanical and Thermal Insulation products/materials, including Harnesses and Sleevings.
The sale of Uttoxeter-based Marflex Insulations, which manufactures electrical and thermal insulation materials including sleevings and seals for cookers and ranges, lighting and heating appliances and other domestic appliances, will secure 30 jobs at th e business.