Dictionary Results for shear


1. shear - noun

· (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 quadrilateral into a parallelogram"

Hypernym(s): deformation




2. shear - noun

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

Hypernym(s): edge_tool




3. shear - verb

· cut with shears; "shear hedges"

Hypernym(s): snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut_back




4. shear - verb

· shear the wool from; "shear sheep"

Synonym(s): fleece

Hypernym(s): shave, trim




5. shear - verb

· cut or cut through with shears; "shear the wool off the lamb"

Hypernym(s): cut




6. shear - verb

· become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain

Hypernym(s): change





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