Synonyms of sheathing


1. sheathing, overlay, overlayer, protective covering, protective cover, protection

usage: 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


1. sheathe, cover

usage: cover with a protective sheathing; "sheathe her face"

2. sheathe, envelop, enfold, enwrap, wrap, enclose

usage: enclose with a sheath; "sheathe a sword"

3. sheathe, immerse, plunge

usage: plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh

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