physics A deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves.
A large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it.
Cut with shears.
Shear the wool from:
— Shear sheep.
Cut or cut through with shears.
Become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain.
Dutch: afschuiven, scheren
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