Meaning of sheave

sheave

Pronunciation: (shēv), [key]
— sheaved, sheav•ing.
  1. to gather, collect, or bind into a sheaf or sheaves.

sheave

Pronunciation: (shiv, shēv), [key]
— n.
  1. a pulley for hoisting or hauling, having a grooved rim for retaining a wire rope.
  2. a wheel with a grooved rim, for transmitting force to a cable or belt.
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