"sheave" Definition

  1. v. A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or the like; the wheel of a pulley.
  2. v. t. To gather and bind into a sheaf or sheaves; hence, to collect.

More About sheave

Position in dictionary: 89911 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v., v. t.,
Words that start with "sheave": 3
Words that end with "sheave": 1
Words that contain "sheave": 3
Next words in dictionary: sheaved, sheaves, shebander, shebang, shebeen
Previous words in dictionary: sheating, sheathy, sheathless, sheathing, sheathfish

English Dictionary Definition of sheave

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