# sheaf

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## sheaf englanniksi

A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.

1593,

*(w)*, ''Titus Andronicus'', Act V, Scene III, line 70:- O, let me teach you how to knit again / This scattered corn into one mutual sheaf, / These broken limbs again into one body.
*(circa)**(w)*, “Georgic I”, in ''The Works of Virgil'':- E’en while the reaper fills his greedy hands, / And binds the golden sheaves in brittle bands
Any collection of things bound together; a bundle.

*(quote-book)*| title=*(w)*| passage=Together the two men march up the aisle and mount the dais, and while Muspole shakes hands with the chairman and his lady, the major draws a sheaf of notes from a briefcase and lays them on the table.''a sheaf of paper''

A bundle of arrows sufficient to fill a quiver, or the allowance of each archer.

*(quote-book)*|chapter=|title=Palamon and Arcite| year=1700| passage=The sheaf of arrows shook, and rattled in the case.A quantity of arrows, usually twenty-four.

1786, Francis Grose, ''A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons'', page 34:

- Arrows were anciently made of reeds, afterwards of cornel wood, and occasionally of every species of wood: but according to Roger Ascham, ash was best; arrows were reckoned by sheaves, a sheaf consisted of twenty-four arrows.
A sheave.

An abstract construct in topology that associates data to the open sets of a topological space, together with well-defined restrictions from larger to smaller open sets, subject to the condition that compatible data on overlapping open sets corresponds, via the restrictions, to a unique datum on the union of the open sets.

*(rfdate)*, "Differentiable manifoldStructure sheaf", Wikipedia- Sometimes, it can be useful to use an alternative approach to endow a manifold with a ''Ck''-structure. Here ''k'' = 1, 2, ..., ∞, or ω for real analytic manifolds. Instead of considering coordinate charts, it is possible to start with functions defined on the manifold itself. The structure sheaf of ''M'', denoted C''k'', is a sort of functor that defines, for each open set ''U'' ⊂ ''M'', an algebra C''k''(''U'') of continuous functions ''U'' → R.
To gather and bind into a sheaf; to make into sheaves

*(ux)*To collect and bind cut grain, or the like; to make sheaves.

1599, William Shakespeare, ''As You Like It'', Act III, Scene II, line 107: