Meaning of sleeving in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsliːvɪŋ/


mass nounBritish
  • Tubular covering for electrical or other cables.

    ‘How about tracing the wires out of the case and finishing it off with some cable sleeving?’
    • ‘Cable sleeving, cable management, lighting, and cable choices are all important.’
    • ‘The lack of cable sleeving on all of the cables was a definite let down.’
    • ‘The secondary top hook can be held in place by sliding the line through plastic sleeving.’
    • ‘A sleeving tube surrounds the entire assembly, forming the preform.’
    • ‘The sleeving is the same technique I used on the rear 40 mm fans.’
    • ‘The sleeving really looks impressive, but it does make the cabling quite stiff.’
    • ‘I personally found it easier and ultimately a better finish to the sleeving if I was to first remove any plugs or connectors on the wiring.’
    • ‘When cutting the sleeving to length, the manufacturer recommends using a hot knife, to melt the ends of the strands slightly, to prevent fraying.’