11 Definitions of Sheer

The meaning of the word sheer, the definition of Sheer:

n. - The longitudinal upward curvature of the deck, gunwale, and lines of a vessel, as when viewed from the side.

n. - The position of a vessel riding at single anchor and swinging clear of it.

n. - A turn or change in a course.

n. - Shears See Shear.

v. i. - Bright; clear; pure; unmixed.

v. i. - Very thin or transparent; -- applied to fabrics; as, sheer muslin.

v. i. - Being only what it seems to be; obvious; simple; mere; downright; as, sheer folly; sheer nonsense.

v. i. - Stright up and down; vertical; prpendicular.

adv. - Clean; quite; at once.

v. t. - To shear.

v. i. - To decline or deviate from the line of the proper course; to turn aside; to swerve; as, a ship sheers from her course; a horse sheers at a bicycle.

The word "sheer" uses 5 letters: E E H R S

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after sheer, or to sheer in any order:

a - haeres hearse   c - cheers creesh   d - heders   m - rehems   o - heroes reshoe   p - herpes sphere   s - reshes sheers   t - ethers theres threes   u - rushee   w - hewers shewer wheres   x - hexers   y - heresy  

Shorter words found within sheer:

eh er ere ers es he her here hers hes hr re ree rees res resh see seer ser sere sh she sr

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