Translation for 'sheer' from English to Russian
ADJ   sheer | sheerer / more sheer | sheerest / most sheer
NOUN   a sheer | sheers
SYNO absolute | bluff | bold | ...
сущий {adj}sheer
unverified прозрачный {adj}sheer [diaphanous, transparent]
unverified чи́стый {adj} [чистое совпадение]sheer [sheer coincidence]
unverified отве́сный {adj} [отвесный обрыв]sheer [sheer drop]
unverified абсолю́тный {adj} [абсолютное безумие]sheer [sheer lunacy]
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Usage Examples English
  • Though sheer stockings have been popular since the 1920s, and have been used in women's nightwear for some time, the use of sheer fabrics in other clothing has become more common in recent years.
  • Sheer-to-waist pantyhose is sheer throughout, with the panty portion being the same thickness and color as the leg portion, and are designed for use with high-slit gowns, miniskirts, hot pants, or lingerie.
  • Despite not having any formal type of training in unarmed combat, Cazador still manages to defeat most of his enemies by sheer brute force alone (and he has a lot of sheer brute force to share).
  • They come in absolute opaque, opaque, sheer and fishnet styles — or a combination, such as the original concept of the American term pantyhose with sheer legs and opaque panty.
  • During the age of sail, the sheer hulk was used extensively as a floating crane for tasks that required heavy lift.

  • Proponents of this believe that the sheer size of the Chinese bureaucracy (and hence, the sheer amount of resources that it consumes) is due to the extraordinary number of counties and townships—and they believe that the number can be reduced.
  • with increased sheer and flare to improve seakeeping and modified to suit it to mass pre-fabrication, with sections riveted or welded together at the shipyard.
  • A traditional teddy is a loose-fitting teddy designed for visual or sex appeal and to show off the wearer's figure. Traditional teddies often use sheer or partially sheer material.
  • Inboard of the sheer strake the heavier gunwale is similarly bent in along the line of the sheer.
  • Shear lashing (two-spar shear lashing) also spelled "sheer lashing" is used for lashing together two parallel spars which will be opened out of the parallel to form sheer legs as in the formation of an A-frame.

  • The design has a notably straight deck sheer line.
  • Silk crepeline is less sheer than nylon netting and is also susceptible to reactions to light, but may be used as an overlay technique as well as for patching specific areas and can be easily dyed.
  • He does acknowledge that the global order provides incentives for it but attributes oppression to the sheer desire to rule.
  • The concept of sheer hulks originated with the Royal Navy in the 1690s, and persisted in Britain until the early nineteenth century.
  • Other causes of splay are sheer and heat.

  • Frederik V's Masting Sheer is a masting sheer built in 1748–51 to the design of Philip de Lange. It was used by the shipyard for the mounting of masts.
  • The upper tier is a horsetail that falls in several strands down a nearly sheer cliff, into a canyon that is perpendicular to it.
  • Sinvaldo Waterfall is the highest, with a sheer drop of [...].
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