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tr.v. sheaved, sheav·ing, sheaves
To collect and bind into a sheaf.
sheave 2(shēv, shĭv)
A wheel or disk with a grooved rim, especially one used as a pulley.
(tr) to gather or bind into sheaves
(Mechanical Engineering) a wheel with a grooved rim, esp one used as a pulley
[C14: of Germanic origin; compare Old High German scība disc]
v.t. sheaved, sheav•ing.
to gather, collect, or bind into a sheaf or sheaves.
[1570–80; derivative of sheaf]
1. a pulley for hoisting or hauling, having a grooved rim for retaining a rope or wire.
2. a wheel with a grooved rim, for transmitting force to a cable or belt.
Past participle: sheaved