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shear

noun

1 shear

physics A deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves.

Dutch: schuifkracht



2 shear

A large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it.

verb

1 shear

Cut with shears.

Roget 201: be short etc. adj.; render short etc. adj.; shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce; compress etc. ... show more

Roget 195: become small, become smaller; lessen, decrease etc. 36; grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, ... show more

2 shear

Shear the wool from:
— Shear sheep.

synonym: fleece.

Roget 789: take, catch, hook, nab, bag, sack, pocket, put into one's pocket; receive; accept.    reap, crop, cull, ... show more

3 shear

Cut or cut through with shears.

4 shear

Become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain.

Dutch: afschuiven, scheren


Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abridge, abscind, abstract, amputate, annihilate, ban, bar, barb, barber, bare, bleed, bleed white, bob, boil down, capsulize, clip, compress, condense, contract ... show more.

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