sheathing

[ UK /ʃˈiːðɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈʃiðɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. 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
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How To Use sheathing In A Sentence

  • Setting the crossbow on the counter and sheathing his sword, he moved with surprising speed and agility to replace the bar across the door.
  • He released her wrists and slowly stood, sheathing his sword.
  • There are some who consider that the greatest scene in history -- the hero sheathing his sword "after a life of spotless honor, a purity unreproached, a courage indomitable, and a consummate victory. American Men of Action
  • Olfactory ensheathing cells (OECs), found in the olfactory bulb and olfactory lamina propria, are special glia cells in the olfactory system.
  • Do not nail the edge rafters where the sheathing meets until the adjoining sheet is in place.
  • Hunt constructed these lightweight volumes from thin ribs of spruce or balsa wood before sheathing them in layers of silk paper and metal leaf.
  • There are many new products on the market that will provide inlet air at the eave of the roof by bringing in the air from behind the gutters, through the roof sheathing, and under the shingle materials.
  • Kerra paused at the edge of her driveway, fear sheathing her heart in ice.
  • For best results, a water vapor-permeable, water-resistant building paper (like tar paper) is first attached to the sheathing.
  • Pocketing the stone and sheathing the sword he stood.
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