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Definition of Sleeve

Sleeve

  1. A double tube of copper, in section like the figure 8, 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.
  2. See Sleave, untwisted thread.
  3. The part of a garment which covers the arm; as, the sleeve of a coat or a gown.
  4. A narrow channel of water.
  5. A tubular part made to cover, sustain, or steady another part, or to form a connection between two parts.
  6. A long bushing or thimble, as in the nave of a wheel.
  7. A short piece of pipe used for covering a joint, or forming a joint between the ends of two other pipes.
  8. To furnish with sleeves; to put sleeves into; as, to sleeve a coat.

Sleeve Quotations

A fit body gives you confidence. And there's nothing more impressive than a great attitude, which you can wear on your sleeve. But you'll have to remember the difference between being rude and being confident.
Virat Kohli

To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Margaret Thatcher

A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless.
Charles de Gaulle

I never give my real self. I have a hundred sides, and I turn first one way and then the other. I am playing a deep game. I have a number of strong cards up my sleeve. I have never been myself, excepting to two friends.
Mary MacLane

A ball had passed between my body and the right arm which supported him, cutting through the sleeve and passing through his chest from shoulder to shoulder. There was no more to be done for him and I left him to his rest. I have never mended that hole in my sleeve.
Clara Barton
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Sleeve Translations

sleeve in Dutch is mouw
sleeve in Finnish is hiha
sleeve in French is douille, bague, manche
sleeve in Italian is manica
sleeve in Portuguese is manga, luva
sleeve in Spanish is manga