Sheave meaning

shēv
Sheave is defined as to gather and bind into a collection, often done with grain plants.

An example of sheave is to group together wheat.

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To collect and bind into a sheaf.
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To gather and fix (grain, papers, etc.) in a sheaf or sheaves.
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A wheel with a grooved rim, such as is mounted in a pulley block to guide the rope or cable; pulley wheel.
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A wheel or disk with a grooved rim, especially one used as a pulley.
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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.
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To gather and bind into a sheaf.
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Origin of sheave

  • Middle English sheve skei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From sheaf

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Akin to German Scheibe, late Old Norse skífa (“slice"). For more see shive.

    From Wiktionary

  • See sheaf.

    From Wiktionary