Sheer may refer to: Sheer fabric, a semi-transparent and flimsy fabric; Sheer (ship
), a measure of longitudinal deck curvature in naval architecture; Sheer ...
Sheer definition, transparently thin; diaphanous, as some fabrics: sheer stockings
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Middle English (in the sense 'exempt, cleared'): probably an alteration of dialect
shire 'pure, clear', from the Germanic base of the verb shine. In the mid 16th ...
If people can see through your shirt, it's sheer. This can also mean something
steep, like a cliff, or anything extreme, like sheer nerve.
intr. & tr.v. sheered, sheer·ing, sheers. To swerve or cause to swerve from a
course. n. 1. A swerving or deviating course. 2. a. The upward curve or amount of
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Cognate with Danish skær, German schier (“sheer”), Dutch schier (“almost”),
Gothic (skeirs, “clear, lucid”). Outside Germanic, cognate to Albanian
Sheer is defined as a very thin, or extremely steep. An example of sheer is the
veil covering the face of a bride on her wedding day. An example of sheer is the ...