Sheave hole
Sheave Sheave, n. [Akin to OD. schijve orb, disk, wheel, D. schiff, G. scheibe, Icel. sk[=i]fa a shaving, slice; cf. Gr. ??? a staff. Cf. {Shift}, v., {Shive}.] A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or the like; the wheel of a pulley. [1913 Webster]

{Sheave hole}, a channel cut in a mast, yard, rail, or other timber, in which to fix a sheave. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sheave — Sheave, n. [Akin to OD. schijve orb, disk, wheel, D. schiff, G. scheibe, Icel. sk[=i]fa a shaving, slice; cf. Gr. ??? a staff. Cf. {Shift}, v., {Shive}.] A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dumb sheave — noun : a block with a sheaveless hole or a groove in a spar for a rope to be rove through * * * Naut. 1. a block having no sheave or other part rolling with the movement of a line. 2. a groove in a spar or other timber, through which a rope can… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead sheave — noun : a hole in the heel of a topmast to receive a top pendant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Home — Home, adv. 1. To one s home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; closely. [1913 Webster] How home the charge reaches us, has been made out. South. [1913 Webster] They come home to men s business… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To bring home — Home Home, adv. 1. To one s home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; closely. [1913 Webster] How home the charge reaches us, has been made out. South. [1913 Webster] They come home to men s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To come home — Home Home, adv. 1. To one s home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; closely. [1913 Webster] How home the charge reaches us, has been made out. South. [1913 Webster] They come home to men s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To haul home the sheets of a sail — Home Home, adv. 1. To one s home or country; as in the phrases, go home, come home, carry home. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; closely. [1913 Webster] How home the charge reaches us, has been made out. South. [1913 Webster] They come home to men s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ВТУЛКА у шкива — (Sheave hole) м. Блок. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • ШКИВ-ГАТ — (Sheave hole) вырезка в борту судна в шпоре, на ноке рея и пр. для шкива. Самойлов К. И. Морской словарь. М. Л.: Государственное Военно морское Издательство НКВМФ Союза ССР, 1941 …   Морской словарь

  • companion — Synonyms and related words: Bayard, Don Quixote, Gawain, Lancelot, Ritter, Sidney, Sir Galahad, abigail, accompanier, accompanist, accompanyist, ace, adjunct, ally, alter ego, amah, amiable, amigo, analogon, analogue, associate, attend, attendant …   Moby Thesaurus

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