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Definitions of sheer:
  • verb:   cause to sheer
    Example: "She sheered her car around the obstacle"
  • verb:   turn sharply; change direction abruptly
  • adjective:   not mixed with extraneous elements
    Example: "Sheer wine"
  • adjective:   very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front
    Example: "A sheer descent of rock"
  • adjective:   so thin as to transmit light
    Example: "Sheer silk stockings"
  • adverb:   directly
    Example: "He fell sheer into the water"
  • adverb:   straight up or down without a break
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #78273)

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