Definition of Wear. Meaning of Wear. Synonyms of Wear

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Definition of Wear

Wear
Weir Weir (w[=e]r), Wear Wear,n. [OE. wer, AS. wer; akin to G. wehr, AS. werian to defend, protect, hinder, G. wehren, Goth. warjan; and perhaps to E. wary; or cf. Skr. v[.r] to check, hinder. [root]142. Cf. Garret.] 1. A dam in a river to stop and raise the water, for the purpose of conducting it to a mill, forming a fish pond, or the like. 2. A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish. 3. A long notch with a horizontal edge, as in the top of a vertical plate or plank, through which water flows, -- used in measuring the quantity of flowing water.
Wear
Wear Wear, v. i. 1. To endure or suffer use; to last under employment; to bear the consequences of use, as waste, consumption, or attrition; as, a coat wears well or ill; -- hence, sometimes applied to character, qualifications, etc.; as, a man wears well as an acquaintance. 2. To be wasted, consumed, or diminished, by being used; to suffer injury, loss, or extinction by use or time; to decay, or be spent, gradually. ``Thus wore out night.' --Milton. Away, I say; time wears. --Shak. Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou and this people that is with thee. --Ex. xviii. 18. His stock of money began to wear very low. --Sir W. Scott. The family . . . wore out in the earlier part of the century. --Beaconsfield. To wear off, to pass away by degrees; as, the follies of youth wear off with age. To wear on, to pass on; as, time wears on. --G. Eliot. To wear weary, to become weary, as by wear, long occupation, tedious employment, etc.
Wear
Wear Wear (?; 277), n. Same as Weir.
Wear
Wear Wear, n. The result of wearing or use; consumption, diminution, or impairment due to use, friction, or the like; as, the wear of this coat has been good.

Meaning of Wear from wikipedia

- of wear include: Adhesive wear Abrasive wear Surface fatigue Fretting wear Erosive wear Corrosion and oxidation wearOther, less common types of wear are...
- Wear is the erosion of material from a solid surface by the action of another material. Wear may also refer to: Putting on clothing River Wear, in northeast...
- A-Wear was an Irish chain of women's clothing stores with a wide number of operations in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The brand also operated...
- Tyne and Wear (/taɪn ... wɪər/) is a metropolitan county in the North East region of England around the mouths of the rivers Tyne and Wear. It came into...
- youth, probably just wasted on the young", commonly known by the title "Wear Sunscreen", is an essay written as a hypothetical commencement speech by...
- Wearable may refer to: Clothing Wearable technology Wearable computer Activity tracker...
- Ready-to-wear or prêt-à-porter (/ˌprɛt ɑː pɔːrˈteɪ/, French pronunciation: ​[pʁɛ.ta pɔʁ.te]; often abbreviated RTW; "off-the-rack" or "off-the-peg" in...
- Wear leveling (also written as wear levelling) is a technique for prolonging the service life of some kinds of erasable computer storage media, such as...
- Wear OS, formally known as Wear OS by Google, and previously known as Android Wear, is a version of Google's Android operating system designed for smar****ches...
- new town in the City of Sunderland local government district of Tyne and Wear, England, and part of historic County Durham. Washington is located geographically...
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