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sheave

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noun \ˈshiv, ˈshēv\

Definition of sheave

  1. :  a grooved wheel or pulley (as of a pulley block)



Origin of sheave

Middle English sheve; akin to Old High German scība disk


First Known Use: 14th century

Other Mechanical Engineering Terms


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sheave

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transitive verb \ˈshēv\

Definition of sheave

sheavedsheav·ing

  1. :  to gather and bind into a sheaf



Origin of sheave

sheaf


First Known Use: 1598

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms


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