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sheer

1
any transparent fabric used for making garments

sheer

2
1. the upward sweep of the deck or bulwarks of a vessel
2. Nautical the position of a vessel relative to its mooring

sheer

[shir]
(geology)
A steep face of a cliff.
(navigation)
To swerve off course to avoid collision.
(naval architecture)
The curvature of a ship's deck from bow to stern, with the lowest point of the deck usually amidships.
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A You may find your foundation too heavy for this time of year so mix it with a little moisturiser to make it sheerer.
The FragranceWhile Pure White Linen Light Breeze incorporates core elements such as rich rose enchanted by white florals and smooth woods from classic White Linen and Pure White Linen, it was also created with dazzling citrus notes, airier florals, and a sheerer more subtly sexy finish for a scent that is as warm, mesmerizing and sensual as those treasured summer afternoons.
Among those who completed the race was 18-year-old Lee Sheerer.
The sheerer the texture of your product, the deeper your color can go.
Because the students don't have to move or commute to ECU to complete their university studies, they face fewer disruptions in their lives," said Marilyn Sheerer, dean of the College Education of East Carolina.
New Sheer Energy Sheer Vitality has become a favorite with Hispanic consumers and others that want the benefit of a support garment in a sheerer leg.
Sheer Vitality offers a woman all the benefits of support found in Sheer Energy, but now she can have those benefits in a significantly sheerer leg," comments L'eggs marketing manager Michelle Boyte.
People are talking about Alan Sheerer becoming the next manager of Newcastle when Sir Bobby Robson retires so he could start in the Premiership.
Vernon's workshop contains two turning lathes, metal brakes and a metal sheerer, a wire welder and an acetylene welder.
They are much sheerer and not as scary as they look in the pot.
If you want an even sheerer shade try Clinique's Liquid Lipstick SPF15, or for nude lips the Body Shop's Born Lippy lip balms (pounds 2.
Value driven consumers will buy multipacks, and a younger area will increase demand for sheerer styles and hold ups