Synonyms and related words:
beam, billet, blanketing, blocking, blotting out, board, boarding, case, casing, cementwork, clapboard, cloaking, clouding, coating, cord, cordwood, coverage, covering, curtaining, deal, driftwood, eclipse, eclipsing, encasement, enveloping, envelopment, enwrapment, enwrapping, firewood, hardwood, hiding, incrustation, lath, lathing, lathwork, laying on, log, lumber, mantling, masking, obduction, obscuring, occultation, overlaying, overspreading, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, pargeting, plank, planking, plasterwork, plyboard, plywood, pole, post, puncheon, screening, shake, sheath, sheathing board, sheeting, shielding, shingle, shrouding, sideboard, siding, slab, slat, softwood, splat, stave, stick, stick of wood, stovewood, stuccowork, superimposition, superposition, three-by-four, timber, timbering, timberwork, two-by-four, upholstering, upholstery, veiling, weatherboard, wood, wrapping

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • Sheathing — Sheath ing, p. pr. & a. from {Sheathe}. Inclosing with a sheath; as, the sheathing leaves of grasses; the sheathing stipules of many polygonaceous plants. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheathing — Sheath ing, n. That which sheathes. Specifically: (a) The casing or covering of a ship s bottom and sides; the materials for such covering; as, copper sheathing. (b) (Arch.) The first covering of boards on the outside wall of a frame house or on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sheathing — [shē′thiŋ] n. 1. the act of one that sheathes 2. something that sheathes or encases; casing; specif., a) the inner covering of boards or waterproof material on the roof or outside wall of a frame house b) the protective covering of a ship s… …   English World dictionary

  • sheathing — noun Something that wraps around or surrounds something, as a sheath encases its blade. When the sheathing was on it suddenly looked like a real house, you could see where the outer walls would be even if they still needed the siding and trim… …   Wiktionary

  • sheathing — noun Date: 15th century 1. the action of one that sheathes something 2. material used to sheathe something; especially the first covering of boards or of waterproof material on the outside wall of a frame house or on a timber roof …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sheathing — /shee dhing/, n. 1. the act of a person who sheathes. 2. something that sheathes; a covering or outer layer of metal, wood, or other material, as one of metal plates on a ship s bottom, the first covering of boards on a house, etc. 3. material… …   Universalium

  • sheathing — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A thin outer covering of an object: lamina, membrane, sheath, skin. See SURFACE …   English dictionary for students

  • sheathing — sheath|ing [ˈʃi:ðıŋ] n [C usually singular] a protective outer cover, for example for a building or a ship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sheathing — sheath|ing [ ʃiðıŋ ] noun uncount a hard substance that covers and protects something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sheathing — sheath·ing || ʃɪːðɪŋ n. act of putting (a dagger, sword, etc.) into a sheath; act of covering with a protective coating ʃɪːð v. put into a sheath (of a dagger, sword, etc.); place within a casing; cover, coat …   English contemporary dictionary