Translation of sheath in Spanish:

sheath

funda, n.

Pronunciation /ʃiːθ//ʃiθ/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (for sword) funda feminine
      (for sword) vaina feminine
      (for knife) funda feminine
      (for wiring) cubierta feminine
      • The system includes a deflection device and a sheath and optionally uses a guidewire.
      • She pulled the sword in its protective sheath from her back and held it in front of her, admiring the worn leather.
      • It was also said that there were nicks on the sheath of the live cable at the ‘spur’, where the chair had been connected into the mains electricity supply.
      • After a brief silent interval the youths turned away laughing, carrying the sword in its lacquer sheath.
      • Out of school, Scouts and fishermen would wear a sheath knife on a belt - I still remember my 4-inch blade in its sheath with the Scout logo.
      • He removed the sword from its gleaming sheath and stared at the blade.
      • I pulled the sword out of the sheath, the silver blade glittering in the moonlight.
      • Now, I am aware of the tricks like zip ties, sheaths, cramming cables into hidden areas, but if you swap out hardware as much as I do, this is an annoying thing to do.
      • The standard phone wire found in a residence is four untwisted, unshielded wires in a plastic sheath.
      • The sheath appeared magnetic, needing little outer protection, except the leather that guarded the tip of the blade when it was in place.
      • One of the robbers produced a commando style knife with an eight inch blade from a leather sheath, which he brandished towards the victim, ordering him to hand over his watch.
      • He pulled the knife from its sheath and the blade glistened in the late day sun.
      • The anger was beginning to show as he took his sword from its sheath and positioned the blade so that it was at the guard's neck.
      • At the last possible moment the boy pulled a Bowie knife out of its sheath on his belt and deflected the sword.
      • The linear symmetry of the gold-colored cable sheaths was especially important.
      • His lordship was careful to supply a sheath for each blade, lest anyone suspect he was inciting their use.
      • Shaking his head at the stupidity of his thoughts, he pulled the sword from its sheath and swung the blade experimentally.
      • In oil wells, the fiber is wrapped in a metal sheath, which deforms under pressure or temperature changes and squeezes the gratings.
      • Drawing the sword free of the sheath she inspected the blade.
      • The HF signal also jumps gaskets between pipe sections, bad telephone cable bonds, and small breaks in a cable's sheath.
      • Installation is a breeze, and they even provide you with enough in the way of sheaths to keep your cables tidy if you need to.
      • There was a brown leather belt tied around her waist and it had a place for a dagger sheath and a sword sheath.
      • Each wore a knife, tied around the waist by a strip of plain leather, and sheathed in a simple sheath of the same brown leather.
      • This inside-outside electrode consists of a metal sheath surrounding a core of fluxing and alloying compounds.
      • Films of silica act like the plastic sheath on copper cable, since silica is insulating.
      • To me there are some jobs a fixed blade knife simply does better, but that means you must have a sheath or some protective package.
      • Consequently, anyone having reason to carry a cutlass or similar instrument in any public place is reminded to ensure that it is carried in a sheath or other covering.
      • There is a companion series of videos to cover holster making, knife sheaths, chap and saddle construction.
      • A belt that held the sheath of a sword was at his waist, without blade, and his heavy dark gray tunic was tied at his neck and covering most of his body.
      • He unstrapped the thin silver sword from the sheath of the porcelain blade.

    • 1.2Botany

      vaina feminine
      • Injection of joints, bursae, tendon sheaths, and soft tissues of the human body is a useful diagnostic and therapeutic skill for family physicians.
      • These replicate the sheaths that, like the insulation around a bundle of electrical wires, surround nerves in the body.
      • All in all, the recent news is good because it means that the protective sheath around the nerve endings in his body, which were damaged in the attack, may be beginning to grow back.
      • The tumor infiltrated perineural sheaths and peripancreatic fatty tissue.
      • It is the breakdown of the synovial tissue of tendon sheaths that gives rise to most ganglia.
      • The tendon, whose protective sheath ruptured Sept.26, runs around the back of his ankle.
      • The larva wriggles around for a day or two at this level until a loose sheath of epidermal tissue encloses it.
      • There is a bunch of super thin muscle sheaths and tissue that surround our ribs which, when aggravated, take forever to heal.
      • Deep fascia provides muscle fibers with a protective outer sheath, and helps connect muscle to bone by way of ligaments.
      • The notochord sheath is a collagenous connective tissue.
      • The vascular bundle is surrounded by a sclerenchymatic sheath and parenchyma with chloroplasts.
      • The neurological condition is incurable and occurs when the protective sheath surrounding the nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord is damaged.
      • They travel to the brain and mount an assault on a substance called myelin, which acts as a protective sheath around nerve fibers.
      • The median nerve and the tendon of palmaris profundus are ensheathed in a common sheath of connective tissue.
      • For hundreds of years, scientists have studied plant cell walls - the protective sheaths that give plant cells shape and protect them from disease and dehydration.
      • Each individual, or zooid, is enclosed in a sheath of tissue, the zooecium, that in many species secretes a rigid skeleton of calcium carbonate.
      • Therefore we can describe the outer part of the filament as a tubular structure, or a sheath, that surrounds either a cell chain or a lumen.
      • The distal open end of the sheath is guided through a punctured hole in the interatrial septum and into the left atrium.
      • This sheath is often closely fitting but is not in close contact with the cells.
      • These bunches of axons are wrapped in myelin sheaths and bundled like electrical wire.

  • 2British

    (contraceptive)
    preservativo masculine
    condón masculine
    • This bill aims to take away the criminalised aspect of that, and it de-penalises the aspect of having evidence of safe sex on the premises - that is, condoms, sheaths, diaphragms, and lubricants.
    • The condom, or male sheath, was quite a late development.
    • In earlier times there had been advances in rubber sheaths but they were seen more as a protection against syphilis as opposed to a form of birth control.
    • Condoms have been around since 1350BC, according to Durex, when ancient Egyptian tribesmen used sheaths as protection against infection, injury and insect bites.
    • Protective and decorative penis sheaths were common among primitive societies.
  • 3also sheath dress

    Clothing
    vestido tubo masculine