How to use Sheaves in a sentence
A case-containing several sheaves is called a block.
C, D, Sheaves carrying the endless chain of moulds.
Frames or blocks containing pulleys or sheaves are used in combination for lifting heavy weights.
Piled sheaves of corn, usualy twelve in number.
At harvest the corn was cut high on the stalk with short sickles and put up in sheaves, after which it was carried to the threshing-floor and there trodden out by the hoofs of oxen.Advertisement
From all such property, whether land or the sheaves and fruits of land, and also from the personal property of burghers in the towns; Knox now held that the state should authorize the kirk to claim the salaries of the ministers, and the salaries of teachers in the schools and universities, but above all, the relief of the poor - not only of the absolutely "indigent" but of "your poor brethren, the labourers and handworkers of the ground."
The essentially agrarian economy of the District is symbolized by the sheaves of wheat.
Two figures are shown stooking or placing the bound sheaves on end to dry.
Reaping and binding The reaping and binding machine cut the corn and tied the sheaves.
No longer do we hear the thud of the mill engine nor the hum of the high-speed drum as it thrashes the sheaves.Advertisement
The eccentric sheaves have also been fitted to the driving wheel axle.
It happens when moduli of coherent sheaves over a K3 surface with a given Mukai vector coincide with this K3 surface.
The wheat sheaves represent agriculture in the Boro, whilst the fish denotes the salmon found in the River Bann.
With some further constraints, trope bundles become trope bundles become trope sheaves.
The ropes are supported between the rails and guided on curves by rollers and sheaves.Advertisement
After the process has proceeded a certain length, the crates are withdrawn, and the sheaves taken out and stooked.
Some of these were originally ship's spars and still had sheaves for the running rigging to pass through.
He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him.
The rope, which is guided upon sheaves between the rails, is taken twice round the head pulley.
The Eskimo lifted his weighted boat with sheer-legs made of two paddles; he also had a tackle without sheaves, formed by reaving a greased thong through slits cut in the hide of a walrus.Advertisement
Thou shalt bring the ransomed with thee; They with songs shall come, All the golden sheaves of harvest Gathered Home.
A pile of corn sheaves, twelve together, six on each side with two hood sheaves on the top.
What idiot would take sheaves of corn into a burning barn?
We presented our sheaves of documents to the ladies at the desk.
The sheaves of barley refer to malting and the post horns to the town 's coaching inns.Advertisement
Some of these were originally ship 's spars and still had sheaves for the running rigging to pass through.
With some further constraints, trope bundles become trope sheaves.
He recommends the practice of setting up corn in shocks, with two sheaves to cover eight, instead of ten sheaves as at present - probably owing to the straw being then shorter.
Subsequently straws are selected from the sheaves, and of these the pipes of the two upper joints are taken for plaiting.
The main rope, which draws out the loaded tubs, coils upon one drum, and passes near the floor over guide sheaves placed about 20 ft.
They drew the plough, trampled the corn sheaves round the circular threshing floor, and were sometimes employed to drag heavy weights.
A pulley carried on a rotating shaft and connected to another pulley on a second shaft by an endless band consisting of a flat belt, rope, chain or similar connector serves for the transmission of power from the one shaft to the other and is known as a driving pulley; while combinations of pulleys or "sheaves," mounted in fixed or movable frames or "blocks," constitute mechanisms used to facilitate the raising of heavy weights.
In order to obtain a greater ratio of R to E, without using a large number of sheaves, various arrangements are used, of which the' Weston differential pulley block is a typical example.
Twice in every year the sheriffs and other royal officials came up to the exchequer court, which originally sat at Winchester, with their bags of money and their sheaves of accounts.
She did not understand why he spoke with such admiration and delight of the farming of the thrifty and well- to-do peasant Matthew Ermishin, who with his family had carted corn all night; or of the fact that his (Nicholas') sheaves were already stacked before anyone else had his harvest in.
The tail rope, which is of lighter section than the main one, is coiled on the second drum, passes over similar guide sheaves placed near the roof or side of the gallery round a pulley at the bottom of the plane, and is fixed to the end of the train or set of tubs.
It may eve nbe stacked without tying into sheaves, though this course involves greater expenditure of labour in carrying and afterwards in threshing.
In any case it must not be stacked while damp, and if cut by machine is therefore sometimes tied in sheaves and set up in stooks as in the case of wheat.
As a general rule the removal of the " bolls " or capsules by the process of rippling immediately follows the pulling, the operation being performed in the field; but under some systems of cultivation, as, for example, the Courtrai method, alluded to below, the crop is made up into sheaves, dried and stacked, and is only boiled and retted in the early part of the next ensuing season.
In the arrangement shown there are three equal sheaves in each block, and each set turns on a pin secured in the framing.
In practice the full advantage of this or any other similar combination is not realized, because of the friction of the sheaves against the pin or shaft, and more important still is the stiffness of the rope, which requires work to be done upon it to bend it round the sheave and straighten it again.
From the time the sheaves of wheat are tumbled into the wagon until the flour reaches the hands of the cook, no hand touches the wheat that passes through the great Minneapolis mills.
A spur pinion D, gearing with both wheels, is carried loosely upon an eccentric E forming part of the central pin, so that when this latter is turned by the hand-wheel F and chain G the axis of the pinion describes a circle the diameter of which equals the throw of the eccentric, and a small relative motion of the two sheaves takes place, depending on the number of the teeth of the annular wheels.