Definition of Sheeve

1. a grooved pulley wheel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheeve

sheetings
sheetless
sheetlet
sheetlets
sheetlike
sheetline
sheetlines
sheetrocked
sheetrocking
sheetrocks
sheets
sheetsful
sheetsman
sheetsmen
sheety
sheeve (current term)
sheeves
shegetz
shegetzes
shegging
sheggings
shehe
shehes
shehita
shehitah
shehitahs
shehitas
sheik
sheika
sheikdom

Literary usage of Sheeve

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1. A Practical Treatise on Rail-roads, and Interior Communication in General by Nicholas Wood (1825)
"I. or a like sheeve placed perpendicular upon the axis of the engine, ... Sometimes the friction of the rope upon the sheeve is increased by the addition of ..."

2. Small Yacht Construction and Rigging by Linton Hope (1903)
"i, f in. sheeve in aft end of upper boom, as near the end as possible, ... for wire on inast, thwart, patent sheeve. 2, 3 in. double internal bound shackle ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on Rail-roads, and Interior Communication in General by Nicholas Wood (1838)
"An additional strain is thus, doubtless, thrown upon the rope by this horizontal sheeve, but this, also acting upon the rope embracing the wheel, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Rail-roads, and Interior Communication in General by Nicholas Wood (1838)
"sheeve, E, is placed at some distance from the engine, for the purpose of allowing for the stretching of the rope; the sheeve, E, is placed upon a frame, ..."

5. The Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist: Being a Practical Display of by John Nicholson (1825)
"For the same purpose the wheel or sheeve, which gives motion to the ... R a sheeve on the end of the roller, answering the same purpose as t and v in fig. ..."

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