- another term for sheaf (verb).More example sentences
- But sheaving to carry out particular tasks was a conventional task that those operating these sort of vessels had to approach?
- But like the quest for the Holy Grail, SEO is also sheaved in myth and misinformation.
- The cultures of the past recorded their reflections of daily life, whether they were figures of Pharaohs strutting across a wall of hieroglyphics or scenes of Russian peasant women sheaving wheat.
late 16th century: from sheaves.
- A wheel with a groove for a rope to run on, as in a pulley block.More example sentences
- The notched wheel shape that is used in a pulley is actually called a sheave, which is more what I meant.
- He replaced the sheaves and pulleys with a direct coupling.
- A heavier line and finally a steel rope then followed, a wooden box was slung on two steel sheaves from the steel rope and pulled by a steel wire from both ends and a windless operated by an African.
Middle English: from a Germanic base meaning 'wheel, pulley'.