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n. - 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.

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used with object), : to sheathe a roof with copper
  • Yes, you can add corner bracing, but full house wood sheathing is best for resisting wind.
  • The pearly outer sheathing is translucent, obscuring the glowing interior and giving it a muffled shimmer.
  • And on top of that, some of the sheathing, which is important, was not the right sheathing. for more
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