Associations to the word «Sleeve»


SLEEVE, noun. The part of a garment that covers the arm. [from 10th c.]
SLEEVE, noun. A (usually tubular) covering or lining to protect a piece of machinery etc. [from 19th c.]
SLEEVE, noun. A protective jacket or case, especially for a record, containing art and information about the contents; also the analogous leaflet found in a packaged CD. [from 20th c.]
SLEEVE, noun. A tattoo covering the whole arm.
SLEEVE, noun. A narrow channel of water.
SLEEVE, noun. Sleave; untwisted thread.
SLEEVE, noun. (British Columbia) A serving of beer measuring between 14 and 16 ounces.
SLEEVE, noun. (US) A long, cylindrical plastic bag of cookies or crackers.
SLEEVE, noun. (electrical) A double tube of copper 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.
SLEEVE, verb. (transitive) to fit a sleeve to
SLEEVE BOARD, noun. A small ironing board used for ironing sleeves
SLEEVE NOTES, noun. Liner notes
SLEEVE TATTOO, noun. A tattoo that covers most or all of the arm.

Dictionary definition

SLEEVE, noun. The part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm.
SLEEVE, noun. Small case into which an object fits.

Wise words

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Kahlil Gibran