/ sli:v; sliv/ n
part of a garment that covers all or part of the arm 袖子: roll up the sleeves of one's shirt/one's shirt-sleeves 卷起衬衫的袖子 * a dress with short/long sleeves []袖的连衣裙. =>illus at jacket 见jacket插图.
tube that encloses a rod, cable, etc (杆﹑ 缆绳等的)套管, 套筒: a metal cable inside a plastic sleeve 套着塑料管的金属电缆.
(US jacket) stiff envelope for a gramophone record 唱片套: [attrib 作定语] a sleeve design 唱片套设计 * sleeve notes, ie notes about composers, performers, etc on a sleeve 唱片套上的介绍(关於作曲者﹑ 演奏者等的).
(idm 习语) an ace up one's sleeve => ace. a card up one's sleeve => card1. laugh up one's sleeve => laugh. roll up one's sleeves => roll2. a trick up one's sleeve => trick. (have sth) up one's sleeve kept secret for use when needed 暗藏以备不时之需: Have you any ideas up your sleeve if our money runs out? 要是我们钱用光了你有什麽锦囊妙计? wear one's heart on one's sleeve => wear2.
> -sleeved (forming compound adjs 用以构成复合形容词) having sleeves of the specified type 有某种样式袖子的: a long-, short-, loose-sleeved shirt.
sleeveless adj without sleeves 无袖的.