noun 1. a helical gear having teeth that lie on the pitch cylinder in a V -shaped form so that one half of each tooth is on a right-handed helix and the other half on a left-handed helix. noun 1. a gearwheel having two sets of helical teeth, one set inclined at an acute angle […]
noun 1. a type of cross-stitch in embroidery similar to the catch stitch in sewing, consisting of an overlapped V -shaped stitch that when worked in a continuous pattern produces a twill-weave effect.
- Herring bone weave
[her-ing-bohn] /ˈhɛr ɪŋˌboʊn/ noun 1. a pattern consisting of adjoining vertical rows of slanting lines, any two contiguous lines forming either a V or an inverted V , used in masonry, textiles, embroidery, etc. 2. Textiles. 3. Skiing. a method of going up a slope in which a skier sets the skis in a form […]
[her-ing-choh-ker] /ˈhɛr ɪŋˌtʃoʊ kər/ noun, Canadian Slang. 1. a native or resident of any of the Maritime Provinces but especially of New Brunswick.