Definitions for "Earing"
Keywords:  reef, fasten, yard, sail, corner
A line used to fasten the upper corners of a sail to the yard or gaff; -- also called head earing.
A line for hauling the reef cringle to the yard; -- also called reef earing.
A line fastening the corners of an awning to the rigging or stanchions.
Keywords:  wavy, anisotropy, snipped, cups, drawn
Wavy symmetrical projections formed during cupping, deep drawing or spinning. Earing is caused by non-uniform directional properties in the aluminum and/or by improperly adjusted tooling.
A wavy projection in a regular geometric pattern on the rim of drawn cups formed in the course of deep drawing, as a result of directional properties or anisotropy of the sheet.
The amount of wasted, irregular material (usually snipped or cut off) as part of the stamping or deep drawing process.
Keywords:  plowing, land
A plowing of land.
Keywords:  corn, coming
Coming into ear, as corn.