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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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