Sentence Examples


  • A case-containing several sheaves is called a block.
  • Frames or blocks containing pulleys or sheaves are used in combination for lifting heavy weights.
  • At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.
  • The rope, which is guided upon sheaves between the rails, is taken twice round the head pulley.
  • After the process has proceeded a certain length, the crates are withdrawn, and the sheaves taken out and stooked.
 

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