Definitions for "Sheer"
Very thin or transparent; -- applied to fabrics; as, sheer muslin.
a thin, fine , semi transparent fabric.
Any lightweight fabric such as organza, chiffon, or crepe. Since these are light fabrics, they are ideal for warm weather.
To decline or deviate from the line of the proper course; to turn aside; to swerve; as, a ship sheers from her course; a horse sheers at a bicycle.
The longitudinal upward curvature of the deck, gunwale, and lines of a vessel, as when viewed from the side.
The curve of the deck or gunwale as viewed from the side; see sheer strake and strake
Being only what it seems to be; obvious; simple; mere; downright; as, sheer folly; sheer nonsense.
complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"
Bright; clear; pure; unmixed.
The position of a vessel riding at single anchor and swinging clear of it.
not mixed with extraneous elements; "plain water"; "sheer wine"; "not an unmixed blessing"
Stright up and down; vertical; prpendicular.
very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock"
turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"
cause to sheer; "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
Keywords:  shear, see
To shear.
Shears See Shear.
Keywords:  daytime, spandex, waist, ultra, silk
Business Sheer Daytime Sheer Dress Sheer Evening Sheers Sheer Support Sheer to waist Sheer-to-waist Sheers Silk Sheers Spandex Sheers Ultra Sheer
Keywords:  beyond, opacity, lies, clear, capable
Quality of a material that makes it capable of transmitting light and allowing a clear view of what lies beyond. Opposite of opacity.
Fabric capable of transmitting light and allowing a clear view of what lies beyond. Opposite of opaque.
Keywords:  shrinkage, shot
Shot Shrinkage
Keywords:  fell, directly, water
directly; "he fell sheer into the water"
Keywords:  boat, upper, edge, sides
the upper edge of a boat's sides.
Keywords:  clean, once
Clean; quite; at once.
Keywords:  break, straight, down
straight up or down without a break
Keywords:  course, turn, change
A turn or change in a course.