noun, Naval Architecture.
a diagrammatic fore-and-aft elevation of the hull of a vessel, showing bow and buttock lines, stations, water lines, diagonals, decks, bulwarks, etc.
noun, (usually used with a plural verb) 1. shear (def 16). adjective, sheerer, sheerest. 1. transparently thin; diaphanous, as some fabrics: sheer stockings. 2. unmixed with anything else: We drilled a hundred feet through sheer rock. 3. unqualified; utter: sheer nonsense. 4. extending down or up very steeply; almost completely vertical: a sheer descent of […]
noun 1. sídh. noun, plural sídhe [shee] /ʃi/ (Show IPA). Irish Folklore. 1. a mound or hill in which fairies live. 2. a fairy. 3. sídhe, the race of fairies.
noun 1. a large rectangular piece of cotton, linen, or other material used as an article of bedding, commonly spread in pairs so that one is immediately above and the other immediately below the sleeper. 2. a broad, relatively thin, surface, layer, or covering. 3. a relatively thin, usually rectangular form, piece, plate, or slab, […]
noun 1. Nautical. a large anchor used only in cases of emergency. 2. a final reliance or resource, as when in danger. sheet anchor noun 1. (nautical) a large strong anchor for use in emergency 2. a person or thing to be relied upon in an emergency
noun 1. a knot made between two ropes by forming a bight in one and passing the end of the other through the bight, around it, and under itself. noun 1. a knot used esp for joining ropes of different sizes Also called becket bend, weaver’s hitch