Sheave

a rotating wheel inside a pulley over which a rope passes

sheave

a grooved pulley.

Sheave

A sheave v is a wheel or roller with a groove along its edge for holding a belt, rope, or cable. When hung between two supports and equipped with a belt, rope or cable, one or more sheaves make up a pulley. The words sheave and pulley are sometimes used interchangeably. A sheave can also refer to a pulley which has an adjustable operating diameter...
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Sheave

• (v. t.) To gather and bind into a sheaf or sheaves; hence, to collect. • (v.) 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.
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Sheave

[mechanical] Installations of the United States Air Force Air University (1947-1992) ...
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Sheave

Sheave noun [ Akin to OD. schijve orb, disk, wheel, Dutch schiff , German scheibe , Icelandic skīfa a shaving, slice; confer Greek ......... a staff. Confer Shift , v. , Shive .] A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to ...
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Sheave

Sheave transitive verb [ See Sheaf of straw.] To gather and bind into a sheaf or sheaves; hence, to collect. Ashmole.
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Sheave

Grooved wheel (pulley) over which a line may be passed.
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Sheave

Pulley wheel over which a rope passes.
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sheave

The circular wheel within a block.
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Sheave

Wheel that is mounting in bearings and having one or more grooves over which a rope or number of ropes may pass
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