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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: sheer belaka
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: sheer terjal, tipis
English → English (WordNet) Definition: sheer sheer adj 1: complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; “absolute freedom”; “an absolute dimwit”; “a downright lie”; “out-and-out mayhem”; “an out-and-out lie”; “a rank outsider”; “many right-down vices”; “got the job through sheer persistence”; “sheer stupidity” [syn: absolute, downright, out-and-out(a), rank(a), right-down, sheer(a)] 2: not mixed with extraneous elements; “plain water”; “sheer wine”; “not an unmixed blessing” [syn: plain, unmingled, unmixed] 3: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; “a bluff headland”; “where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise”; “a sheer descent of rock” [syn: bluff, bold] 4: so thin as to transmit light; “a hat with a diaphanous veil”; “filmy wings of a moth”; “gauzy clouds of dandelion down”; “gossamer cobwebs”; “sheer silk stockings”; “transparent chiffon”; “vaporous silks” [syn: diaphanous, filmy, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, transparent, vaporous, cobwebby] adv 1: straight up or down without a break [syn: perpendicularly] 2: directly; “he fell sheer into the water” v 1: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; “The car cut to the left at the intersection”; “The motorbike veered to the right” [syn: swerve, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut] 2: cause to sheer; “She sheered her car around the obstacle”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Sheer Sheer \Sheer\, a. [OE. shere, skere, pure, bright, Icel. sk?rr; akin to sk[=i]rr, AS. sc[=i]r, OS. sk[=i]ri, MHG. sch[=i]r, G. schier, Dan. sk?r, Sw. sk["a]r, Goth. skeirs clear, and E. shine. [root]157. See Shine, v. i.] 1. Bright; clear; pure; unmixed. “Sheer ale.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Thou sheer, immaculate, and silver fountain. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Very thin or transparent; -- applied to fabrics; as, sheer muslin. [1913 Webster] 3. Being only what it seems to be; obvious; simple; mere; downright; as, sheer folly; sheer nonsense. “A sheer impossibility.” --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] It is not a sheer advantage to have several strings to one's bow. --M. Arnold. [1913 Webster] 4. Stright up and down; vertical; prpendicular. [1913 Webster] A sheer precipice of a thousand feet. --J. D. Hooker. [1913 Webster] It was at least Nine roods of sheer ascent. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] Sheer \Sheer\, adv. Clean; quite; at once. [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] Sheer \Sheer\, v. t. [See Shear.] To shear. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Sheer \Sheer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sheered; p. pr. & vb. n. Sheering.] [D. sheren to shear, cut, withdraw, warp. See Shear.] 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. [1913 Webster] To sheer off, to turn or move aside to a distance; to move away. To sheer up, to approach obliquely. [1913 Webster] Sheer \Sheer\, n. 1. (Naut.) (a) The longitudinal upward curvature of the deck, gunwale, and lines of a vessel, as when viewed from the side. (b) The position of a vessel riding at single anchor and swinging clear of it. [1913 Webster] 2. A turn or change in a course. [1913 Webster] Give the canoe a sheer and get nearer to the shore. --Cooper. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. Shears See Shear. [1913 Webster] Sheer batten (Shipbuilding), a long strip of wood to guide the carpenters in following the sheer plan. Sheer boom, a boom slanting across a stream to direct floating logs to one side. Sheer hulk. See Shear hulk, under Hulk. Sheer plan, or Sheer draught (Shipbuilding), a projection of the lines of a vessel on a vertical longitudinal plane passing through the middle line of the vessel. Sheer pole (Naut.), an iron rod lashed to the shrouds just above the dead-eyes and parallel to the ratlines. Sheer strake (Shipbuilding), the strake under the gunwale on the top side. --Totten. To break sheer (Naut.), to deviate from sheer, and risk fouling the anchor. [1913 Webster]


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