English - Definiton of sheer Pronunciation
n. swerve, sudden change of direction, abrupt change of course
v. swerve, change course suddenly, change direction abruptly; cause to change course quickly, cause to swerve
adj. thin and nearly transparent; not combined with anything else; utter, complete; very steep, almost perpendicular
English - Spanish - sheer Pronunciation
s. arrufadura, arrufo; guiñada
v. guiñar, desviarse; caer a pico
adj. puro, total; escarpado, acantilado, cortado a pico; acendrado, depurado, impoluto, purificado, sin mancha
English - French - sheer Pronunciation
n. pur, véritable; perpendiculaire, escarpé; fin, transparent
v. faire une embardée, embarder
adj. absolu, total; pur; transparent; fin; abrupt; vertical
English - German - sheer Pronunciation
n. Abweichung vom Weg
v. ausweichen; abscheren; sich fortmachen
adj. absolut; rein; glatt; bloß; transparent
English - Italian - sheer Pronunciation
s. (Mar) deviazione, guinata; cavallino, insellatura
v. (Mar) deviare, scostarsi, allargare; (fig) scappare, prendere il largo
agg. (fig) vero, assoluto, completo, bell'e buono; puro, liscio, non diluito; trasparente, velato, sottile; a picco, a perpendicolo, perpendicolare
English - Portuguese - sheer Pronunciation
s. desvio do rumo; balanço do navio; curvatura do convés
v. desviar-se do rumo, mudar de direção; dar guinadas; guinar; enganar
adj. absoluto, completo; fino, claro; puro; escarpado; abrupto
English - Russian - sheer Pronunciation
с. отклонение от курса, кривизна борта, продольная погибь
г. отклоняться от курса
прил. настоящий, истинный, сущий, абсолютный, полнейший, явный; неразбавленный, несмешанный, чистый, прозрачный; легкий, отвесный, перпендикулярный
English - Turkish - sheer Pronunciation
f. rotadan sapmak, yolundan sapmak, sapmak
s. tam, bütün, düpedüz, sırf, katışıksız, dik, dikey, şeffaf, transparan
zf. düpedüz, büsbütün, tamamen, dimdik, doğrudan
English - Albanian - sheer Pronunciation
adj. dukshëm: i dukshëm, absolut, plotë: i plotë, tejdukshëm: i tejdukshëm, lehtë: i lehtë
adv. tërësisht, plotësisht
English - Dutch - sheer Pronunciation
zn. uitwijking, afwijking
ww. uitwijken
bn. ragfijn; klinkklaar; loodrecht; absoluut; puur; dun; doorzichtig
English - Greek - sheer Pronunciation
ουσ. λοξοδρόμηση
ρήμ. λοξοδρομώ
επίθ. απόλυτος, διαφανής, καθαρός, λεπτότατος, κατακόρυφος
English - Chinese - sheer Pronunciation
(名) 偏航; 弦弧; 转向; 脊弧
(动) 偏航; 急转向; 使偏航; 使急转向
(形) 全然的; 绝对的; 纯粹的
English - Chinese - sheer Pronunciation
(名) 偏航; 弦弧; 轉向; 脊弧
(動) 偏航; 急轉向; 使偏航; 使急轉向
(形) 全然的; 絕對的; 純粹的
English - Japanese - sheer Pronunciation
(動) 針路からそれる
(名) シーア
(副) 全然; 垂直に; けわしく; 絶対に
English - Korean - sheer Pronunciation
명. 투명하게 비치는 직물, 현호, 만곡 진행
동. 침로에서 빗나가다, 피하다
형. 아주 얇고 투명한; 순수한, 잡티가 없는; 완전한; 매우 가파른
Expressions
verb: cause to sheer Example:She sheered her car around the obstacle.
verb: turn sharply; change direction abruptly
adjective: not mixed with extraneous elements Example:Sheer wine.
adjective: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front Example:A sheer descent of rock.
adjective: so thin as to transmit light Example:Sheer silk stockings.
adverb: directly Example:He fell sheer into the water.
adverb: straight up or down without a break

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Synonyms for sheer
1. pure: simple, absolute, utter, mere, downright, altogether, unadulterated
2. transparent: flimsy, thin, fine, gauzy, gossamer, delicate
3. abrupt: vertical, steep, precipitous, perpendicular
4. chiffon
5. swerve: deviate
6. totally: completely, entirely, quite
Verb forms for sheer
Present participle: sheering
Present: sheer (3.person: sheers)
Past: sheered
Future: will sheer
Present conditional: would sheer
Present Perfect: have sheered (3.person: has sheered)
Past Perfect: had sheered
Future Perfect: will have sheered
Past conditional: would have sheered