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Definition of Shear

Noun: shear  sheer

  1. (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    "the shear changed the rectangle into a parallelogram"
     
  2. A large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it
Verb: shear  sheer
  1. Cut to the desired shape or thickness using shears
    "shear hedges"
     
  2. Shave the wool from
    "shear sheep";
    - fleece
     
  3. Cut or cut through with shears
    "shear the wool off the lamb"
     
  4. (physics) become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain

See also:
sheals
sheared

Anagrams containing the word shear

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