Definition of Sheer

Fibre: Any fibre.

Weave: Mostly plain but could be various weaves.

Characteristics: Any very light-weight fabric (e.g. chiffon, georgette, Voilé, sheer Crêpe). Usually has an open weave, very thin; diaphanous. They mostly feel cool.

Derivation of Sheer: Middle English schere, probably via dialect shire ‘pure, clear’ from Old English scºr, from Germanic

Return to Index

Now you can download this dictionary for use off-line!

How to exlude someone from your will.,

End of Definition of Sheer ... stop reading NOW!