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sleeve
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
1. A double tube of copper, in section like the figure 8, into which the ends of bare wires are pushed so that when the tube is twisted an electrical connection is made. The joint thus made is called a McIntire joint.
2. See Sleave, untwisted thread.
3. The part of a garment which covers the arm; as, the sleeve of a coat or a gown.
5. A tubular part made to cover, sustain, or steady another part, or to form a connection between two parts.
7. A short piece of pipe used for covering a joint, or forming a joint between the ends of two other pipes.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To furnish with sleeves; to put sleeves into; as, to sleeve a coat.
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