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1. a tubular piece that is forced or shrunk into a cylindrical bore to reduce the diameter of the bore or to line it with a different material; liner
2. a tube fitted externally over two cylindrical parts in order to join them; bush
3. a flat cardboard or plastic container to protect a gramophone record


A tube or tube-like part fitting over or around another part; a pipe used to provide openings for the installation of electric and plumbing services, used in solid concrete floors through which the services must pass. Also called a sleeve chase.


The cylindrical contact that is farthest from the tip of a phone plug.
Insulating tubing used over wires or components. Also known as bushing; sleeving.
A cylindrical part designed to fit over another part.

pipe sleeve

pipe sleeve, 1
1. A cylindrical insert, placed in a form for a concrete wall, in a location where a pipe is to pierce the wall; the insert prevents concrete from flowing into the cylindrical opening.
2. A pipe coupling.
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The first is cost, as most continuous print sleeves cost, on average, three times more than traditional flat mounted plates.
The romantic sleeves, often paired with a square or sweetheart neckline, were a huge hit on the SS19 runways and were seen everywhere from Brock collection to Rodarte, Saint Laurent to Mara Hoffman and Preen by Thornton Bregazzi.
"We are excited to introduce Spark Sleeves to fill an unmet need in the market, " said Brownmed president Kylia Garver.
In celebration of South African musical heritage and music expert, Rob Allingham, took musical enthusiasts on a guided tour of his exhibition of 150 selected sleeve covers, which represents the most interesting, important and beautiful South African musical history.
Either you are a simple dresser or a fashion enthusiast; you can make a fashion statement with your dramatic sleeves. This fashion pieces started in the 1800s to the 80s.
Option 1, frogging and reknitting most of the sleeves, was just not going to happen.
FLUTE SLEEVES FLUTE, bell, trumpet - call them what you will, flared sleeves are not going anywhere soon.
We observed that health professionals generally measure the blood pressure below patients' rolled-up sleeves. If tight sleeves cannot be rolled up, they commonly do not want to spend the time to remove patients' clothes, so they measure blood pressure over the sleeve.
Los Angeles, CA, August 11, 2016 --( Accent Sleeves, a New Unique Swimsuit Cover-Up for Women at Sears & Kmart
Lightweight, collapsible and strong, tri-laminate plastic sleeves come in four configurations and work with any sleeve pack system.
Rotech's solution came in the form of its RF2, a standalone friction feed overprinting system that would enable the manufacturer to code the sleeves offline and bring them to the production line already printed.