Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of sheer.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • And notice the storm does weaken due to upper level winds kind of sheering it apart as a Category 2 when it makes land fall on Monday somewhere in South Florida.

    CNN Transcript Oct 22, 2005

  • We are all dressed in vintage clothing, lined up in a row in an old sheep sheering shed converted into a hunters cabin.

    What is it that you deer hunt?

  • What harsher punishment can be, even Capital Punishment to some would be welcome to end the heart and soul sheering pain of the loss of a love one yet alone another life.

    On Hunting Accidents and Jail Time

  • There is no excuse and for those who pulled the trigger like I said earlier, What harsher punishment can be, even Capital Punishment to some would be welcome to end the heart and soul sheering pain of the loss of a love one yet alone another life.

    On Hunting Accidents and Jail Time

  • In another the collapse was started from the sheering of the outside columns and they were the first to give.

    1000 Architects and Engineers

  • One of the hardest-hit areas was Tuscaloosa, a city of more than 93,000 people and home to the University of Alabama, where a tornado carved a roughly seven mile long one mile wide swath of destruction, sheering most homes trees and electric poles to eye level.

    Tornadoes Leave a Trail of Devastation

  • The first thing is don't ask or tell your husband about the upcoming sheering.

    Michael Cohen: Ask Michael Cohen: Dirty With Rich Hair

  • Looking up at the sheering wall above me, I could see streaks and runnels down the stone, marking the path of garbage tipped from a sliding door forty feet above.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Cadfael burrowed sturdily, distantly aware of a great voice bellowing from behind him, somewhere in the gateway, and of a flashing of lustrous colours above him in the doorway of the guesthall, but so intent on breaking through the circle that he missed the most effective intervention of all, until it was launched without warning over his left shoulder, sheering through clean into the circling sword play.

    A River So Long

  • My dinghy was lying out astern, her painter stretched, and sheering gently in the running tide.

    Movie Night

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.