1. sheathing

noun. ['ˈʃiːðɪŋ'] 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.


  • overlayer
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • overlay


  • insecurity

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Rhymes with Sheathing

  • breathing
  • teething

Sentences with sheathing

1. Noun, singular or mass
Either nail it to studs or make sure the nails go all the way through the sheathing.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Replace sheathing that was removed and seal up air spaces on the exterior to prevent air leaks.