how to pronounce sheaf


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meanings of sheaf


  1. An abstract construct in topology that associates data to the open sets of a topological space, together with well-defined restrictions from larger to smaller open sets, subject to the condition that compatible data on overlapping open sets corresponds, via the restrictions, to a unique datum on the union of the open sets.
  2. A bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer.
  3. Any collection of things bound together; a bundle.
  4. A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.
  5. A sheave.
  6. A quantity of arrows, usually twenty-four.


  1. To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves.
  2. To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

sheaf frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sheaf occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sheaf can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sheaf can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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