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.
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.