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### Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Sheaf'

**Sheaf Meaning and Definition**from

**WordNet (r) 2.0**

- sheaf
n : a package of several things tied together for carrying or
storing [syn: bundle]
[also: sheaves (pl)]

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**Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)**

- Sheaf \Sheaf\, n. (Mech.)
A sheave. [R.]

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**Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)**

- Sheaf \Sheaf\, n.; pl. Sheaves. [OE. sheef, shef, schef, AS.
sce['a]f; akin to D. schoof, OHG. scoub, G. schaub, Icel.
skauf a fox's brush, and E. shove. See Shove.]
- A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw. The reaper fills his greedy hands, And binds the golden sheaves in brittle bands. --Dryden.
- Any collection of things bound together; a bundle; specifically, a bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer, -- usually twenty-four. The sheaf of arrows shook and rattled in the case. --Dryden.

**Sheaf Meaning and Definition**from

**Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)**

- Sheaf \Sheaf\, v. t.
To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves; as, to
sheaf wheat.

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Sheaf'

- Sheaf: A sheaf is one of the large bundles in which cereal plants are bound after reaping. Accounts of two usages derived from this are found at
**...** - Sheaf (mathematics): In mathematics , a sheaf is a tool for systematically tracking locally defined data attached to the open set s of a topological space .
**...** - River Sheaf: The River Sheaf is a river in Sheffield , South Yorkshire , England . Its source is the union of the Totley Brook and the Old Hay Brook
**...** - Sheaf cohomology: In mathematics , sheaf cohomology is the aspect of sheaf theory , concerned with sheaves of abelian group s, that applies homological
**...** - Invertible sheaf: In mathematics , an invertible sheaf is a coherent sheaf S on a ringed space X, for which there is an inverse T with respect to tensor
**...** - Coherent sheaf: The definition of coherent sheaves is made with reference to a sheaf of rings that codifies this geometrical information. In addition,
**...** - Stalk (sheaf): The stalk of a sheaf is a mathematical construction capturing the behaviour of a sheaf around a given point. Motivation and definition
**...** - Injective sheaf: In mathematics , injective sheaves of abelian group s are used to construct the resolutions needed to define sheaf cohomology (and other
**...** - Sheaf Square: Sheaf Square is a municipal square lying immediately east of the city centre of Sheffield , England . The sides of the square are lined
**...** - Constant sheaf: In mathematics , the constant sheaf on a topological space X associated to a set A is a sheaf of sets on X whose stalks are all equal
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### Words and phrases related to 'Sheaf'

Bale | Bindle | Bolt | Bouquet | Budget |

Bundle | Deck | Fagot | Fardel | Fasces |

Fascine | Nosegay | Pack | Package | Packet |

Parcel | Posy | Quiver | Roll | Rouleau |