Definition of Wear. Meaning of Wear. Synonyms of Wear
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Definition of Wear
WearWeir 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. WearWear 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.'
Away, I say; time wears. --Shak.
Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou and this
people that is with thee. --Ex. xviii.
His stock of money began to wear very low. --Sir W.
The family . . . wore out in the earlier part of the
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. WearWear Wear (?; 277), n.
Same as Weir.
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 wear
Other, less common types
is the erosion
from a solid surface
by the action
may also refer
on clothing River Wear
, in northeast...
was an Irish chain
of women's clothing stores
with a wide number
in the Republic
Ireland. The brand
- Tyne and Wear
(/taɪn ... wɪər/) is a metropolitan county
in the North
of England around
of the rivers
Tyne and Wear
. It came into...
- youth, probably
on the young", commonly known
by the title
Sunscreen", is an essay written
as a hypothetical commencement speech
to: Clothing Wearable technology Wearable computer Activity
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
levelling) is a technique
life of some kinds
of erasable computer storage
media, such as...
OS, formally known
OS by Google, and previously known
as Android Wear
, is a version
of Google's Android operating system designed
- new town in the City of Sunderland local government district
of Tyne and Wear
, England, and part of historic County
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