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sheath·ing

(shē'dhing),
Matter or tissue that covers in the manner of a sheath, overlying tube, or scabbard.
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These techniques allow you to sheathe houses entirely with insulating material, maintaining the continuity of the sheathing's insulating value.
Some builders sheathe both sides of all corners of all walls out of habit.
Some builders still sheathe with plywood or OSB, then nail the foam over it.