Meaning of SLEEVE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sli:v ]
The sleeves of a coat, shirt, or other item of clothing are the parts that cover your arms.
His sleeves were rolled up to his elbows...
He wore a black band on the left sleeve of his jacket.
A record sleeve is the stiff envelope in which a record is kept. ( mainly BRIT; in AM, usually use jacket )
There are to be no pictures of him on the sleeve of the new record.
N-COUNT : usu N of n , n N
If you have something up your sleeve , you have an idea or plan which you have not told anyone about. You can also say that someone has an ace, card, or trick up their sleeve .
He wondered what Shearson had up his sleeve...
PHRASE : N inflects
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006