As nouns the difference between spacer and sleeve
is that spacer
is a person who works in space while sleeve
is the part of a garment that covers the arm.
As a verb sleeve is
to fit a sleeve to.
A person who works in space.
An object inserted to hold a space open in a row of items, e.g. beads or printed type.
(slang) A forgetful person.
(medicine) A type of add-on device used by an asthmatic person to increase the effectiveness of a metered-dose inhaler.
The part of a garment that covers the arm.
A (usually tubular) covering or lining to protect a piece of machinery etc.
- The sleeves on my coat are too long.
A protective jacket or case, especially for a record, containing art and information about the contents; also the analogous leaflet found in a packaged CD.
A narrow channel of water.
- This bearing requires a sleeve so the shaft will fit snugly.
sleave; untwisted thread.
(British Columbia) A serving of beer measuring between 14 and 16 ounces.
(label) A long, cylindrical plastic bag of cookies or crackers.
* 2012 ,
- the Celtic Sea, called oftentimes the Sleeve
Half A Sleeve Of Oreos Lost In House Fire", The Onion, May 5, 2012:
*:A three-alarm fire tore through a family home on Newark's East Side early Saturday morning, completely gutting the two-story residence and tragically claiming a half-sleeve of Oreo cookies that was trapped inside a cupboard.
to fit a sleeve to