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Noun
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sleeves, plural;
  1. The part of a garment that wholly or partly covers a person's arm
    • - a shirt with the sleeves rolled up
  2. A protective paper or cardboard cover for a record

  3. A protective or connecting tube fitting over or enclosing a rod, spindle, or smaller tube


  1. (sleeve) the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm
  2. (sleeve) small case into which an object fits
  3. (sleeved) made with sleeves or sleeves especially as specified; often used in combination; "sleeved garments"; "short-sleeved"
  4. Sleeve (O. Eng. slieve, or slyf, a word allied to slip, cf. Dutch sloof) is that part of a garment which covers the arm, or through which the arm passes or slips. The pattern of the sleeve is one of the characteristics of fashion in dress, varying in every country and period. ...
  5. (Sleeve (construction)) In construction, a sleeve is used both by the electrical and mechanical trades to create a penetration.
  6. (Sleeve) A tube of fabric sewn to the top edge of the back of a quilt to slide a dowel through for hanging the quilt. (also Hanging Sleeve)
  7. (sleeve) (s) Pipe installed under the concrete driveway or sidewalk, and that will be used later to run sprinkler pipe or low voltage wire.
  8. (sleeve) a metal cylinder, which is not physically attached to the fitting, for the purpose of forcing the hose into the serrations of the fitting.
  9. (Sleeve) A Liner, generally metallic, used to create an annulus for or around the penetrants.  May be placed into concrete as it is poured or may be placed around a penetrant and inserted into a wall as it is erected.
  10. (sleeve) A paperboard jacket that fits over the four sides (top, bottom, and two parallel sides) of a letter tray in order to keep the mail inside the tray from falling out.
  11. (Sleeve) The part of the flag usually doubled over, through which the staff is slipped prior to attachment. The sleeve can be either reinforced or not. The reinforcement is referred to as the inner sleeve while the doubled flag fabric is referred to as the outer sleeve.
  12. (Sleeve) Pipe which is passed through a wall for the purpose of inserting another pipe through it.
  13. (SLEEVE) A cover up; holding something back / Overtly expressing your emotions (wearing your heart on your sleeve) / If rolling up your sleeves: Preparing for an important or difficult task
  14. (SLEEVE) 2) Especially of an indoor flag, parade flag or military colour, a tube of material at the hoist into which the staff is inserted (see also ‘indoor flag’, ‘parade flag, ‘colour 2)’, ‘tab’ and ‘staff 2)’). ...
  15. (SLEEVE) A thick piece of leather (or white plastic) around the oar to keep the oarlock from wearing out the wood(fiberglass).
  16. (SLEEVE) An additional layer of steel wrapped around a specific area of a pole shaft serving one of two purposes: 1) enhancing corrosion resistance on embedded type poles at ground level; and 2) adding to, reinforcing, or replacing a pole's structural characterist
  17. (SLEEVE) This term applies to:
  18. (SLEEVE) slang for the WINDSOCK-like fabric TARGET that's towed by an airplane for air or ground gunnery practice; see BULL'S-EYE, POINT-BLANK, IMPACT AREA, AIMPOINT, POINT OF IMPACT, KILL ZONE, BUTT, TURKEY SHOOT. ...
  19. (Sleeve (or target sleeve)) A tubular cloth target towed by an airplane for use in air-to-air and ground anti-aircraft gunnery practice. This sleeve was stored inside the plane until it was slowly released by a cable and towed (pulled) behind the plane. ...
  20. (Sleeve) A braided, knitted or woven tube used as insulation over wires or components . Also called Sleeving.
  21. (Sleeve) A fastener component of a hollow cylindrical shape which normally deforms during installation.
  22. (Sleeve) A financial arrangement in which energy trader A (who lacks sufficient credit with energy trader B) uses energy trader C (who still has sufficient credit with trader B) to sell to trader B by first selling his energy to trader C. ...
  23. (Sleeve) A full arm tattoo that runs all the way around the arm to the shoulder.
  24. (Sleeve) A hollow cylinder or tube, used to connect round bars, bolts, shafting, etc.
  25. (Sleeve) A metal cylinder installed around the bolt-action receiver of some competition rifles to increase receiver rigidity.