Definitions for "Wear"
To cause or make by friction or wasting; as, to wear a channel; to wear a hole.
The act of wearing, or the state of being worn; consumption by use; diminution by friction; as, the wear of a garment.
The thing worn; style of dress; the fashion.
Keywords:  tack, stern, helm, sails, bow
To cause to go about, as a vessel, by putting the helm up, instead of alee as in tacking, so that the vessel's bow is turned away from, and her stern is presented to, the wind, and, as she turns still farther, her sails fill on the other side; to veer.
the nautical manouevre of bringing a sailing vessel on to another tack by bringing the wind around the stern.
Turn a ship by moving prow in direction of the wind.
The erosion of the electrode during the EDM process.
Visible erosion of metal, usually beginning from the highest points of a coin. Eventually, details, letters, or entire shapes are obliterated. Wear should not be confused with strike. Sometimes a worn coin can have more detail than a weakly struck mint state coin.
The abrasion of metal from a coin's surface caused by normal handling and circulation.
To use up by carrying or having upon one's self; hence, to consume by use; to waste; to use up; as, to wear clothes rapidly.
To impair, waste, or diminish, by continual attrition, scraping, percussion, on the like; to consume gradually; to cause to lower or disappear; to spend.
To form or shape by, or as by, attrition.
To carry or bear upon the person; to bear upon one's self, as an article of clothing, decoration, warfare, bondage, etc.; to have appendant to one's body; to have on; as, to wear a coat; to wear a shackle.
To have or exhibit an appearance of, as an aspect or manner; to bear; as, she wears a smile on her countenance.
have in one's aspect; wear an expression of one's attitude or personality; "He always wears a smile"
Keywords:  weir
Same as Weir.
The undesired removal of material from contacting surfaces by mechanical action.
Loss of material from a surface by means of relative motion between it and another body. Third bodies i.e. grit
Loss of material from a surface by means of some mechanical action.
Keywords:  tideway, brushwood, inlet, pond, dam
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.
A fence of stakes, brushwood, or the like, set in a stream, tideway, or inlet of the sea, for taking fish.
Keywords:  jeans, princess, donned, robes, wedding
be dressed in; "She was wearing yellow that day"
put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
Wartime Executive Agency Requirement
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.
Keywords:  lost, handling, contact, metal, objects
Metal lost during handling and contact with other objects
Keywords:  hair, appearance, way, one
have or show an appearance of; "wear one's hair in a certain way"