sheer away

Related to sheer away: sheer off

w>sheer away

(ship, plane)ausweichen
(= avoid) to sheer away from somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache ausweichen
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The planking of the paddle-boxes had been torn sheer away. The wheels were exposed and bare; and they whirled and dashed their spray about the decks at random.
'I don't want to know about it; I don't choose to discuss it; I don't admit it!' Mr Podsnap had even acquired a peculiar flourish of his right arm in often clearing the world of its most difficult problems, by sweeping them behind him (and consequently sheer away) with those words and a flushed face.
To right and left lay towering ridges that walled the valley in, and to the east other peaks lifted, and west the valley swung hard around and at one corner the wall was broken sharply off to fall sheer away for more than 600 feet.
Tim's voice would sometimes sheer away from the accepted melodic scale.
He said that collapse forced the water pump to sheer away from the water main and break a feed line adjacent to the tank, causing a drop in water pressure in the South Street area.
Coroner Anthony Sibcy was told by a geologist that a pre-existing weakness in the "shoulder" of the 1,000-year-old cave had combined with the heat of the fire to cause 200kg of rock to sheer away from an overhang.
Where the land doesn't sheer away beneath you, it rises in steep needle points.