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    shear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shear

    Definition
    (noun) (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
    Example Sentence
    • the shear changed the quadrilateral into a parallelogram
    Definition
    (noun) a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it Definition
    (verb) cut with shears
    Example Sentence
    • shear hedges
    Definition
    (verb) shear the wool from
    Synonyms : fleece
    Example Sentence
    • shear sheep
    Definition
    (verb) cut or cut through with shears
    Example Sentence
    • shear the wool off the lamb
    Definition
    (verb) become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for shear

s+hear can be shave + hair....

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