Sheath which the outer layer of coating on a cable; sometimes also called the jacket.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Sheath
- A case for the reception of a sword, hunting knife, or other long and slender instrument; a scabbard.
- Any sheathlike covering, organ, or part.
- The base of a leaf when sheathing or investing a stem or branch, as in grasses.
- One of the elytra of an insect.
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