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.
Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Primary Rate Interface (PRI)
    Primary Rate Interface (PRI) is an ISDN implementation that provides twenty-three 64-Kbps ...
  • Shielded twisted pair
    Shielded twisted pair is a variety of TP cable, wherein a foil wrap encloses each of one ...
  • Hybrid network
    A network that incorporates both peer-to-peer and server-based capabilities, known as ...
  • Network protocol
    A set of rules for communicating across a network, is called network protocol. To communicate ...
  • Frame type
    Frame type is one of four standards that define the structure of an Ethernet5 packet: ...