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We found 24 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word sheave:
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General dictionaries General (18 matching dictionaries)
  1. sheave, sheave: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. sheave, sheave: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. sheave: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. sheave: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  5. sheave: Wordnik [home, info]
  6. Sheave: Wiktionary [home, info]
  7. sheave: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  8. sheave: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  9. sheave: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  10. sheave: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  11. Sheave (mechanical), Sheave: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  12. Sheave: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  13. sheave: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  14. Sheave: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  15. sheave: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  16. sheave: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  17. sheave: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  18. sheave: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. SHEAVE: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sheave: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sheave: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. sheave: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]
  2. sheave: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]
  3. sheave: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]

Quick definitions (sheave)

  • (v. t.) To gather and bind into a sheaf or sheaves; hence, to collect.
  • (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.

    (This definition is from the 1913 Webster's Dictionary and may be outdated.)

  • Phrases that include sheave:   eccentric sheave, fast sheave, head sheave


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