how to pronounce sheave


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the above transcription of sheave is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sheave is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sheave in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and the problem is a sheave wall …”

meanings of sheave


  1. A sliding scutcheon for covering a keyhole.
  2. A wheel having a groove in the rim for a rope to work in, and set in a block, mast, or similar; the wheel of a pulley.


  1. To gather and bind into a sheaf.

sheave frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sheave occurs in english on average 0 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.

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