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shear

synonym (synonym of shear)

  • (verb.contact)
    shear the wool from (verb.contact)
     

hypernym (shear IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves (noun.phenomenon)
    alteration in the shape or dimensions of an object as a result of the application of stress to it (noun.event)
     
  • a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it (noun.artifact)
    any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge) (noun.artifact)
     
  • become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • cut or cut through with shears (verb.contact)
    separate with or as if with an instrument (verb.contact)
     
  • cut with shears (verb.contact)
    cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of (verb.contact)
     
  • shear the wool from (verb.contact)
    cut closely (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from shear)

  • a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it (noun.artifact)
    cut or cut through with shears (verb.contact)
     
  • cut with shears (verb.contact)
    removing by cutting off or clipping (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    large scissors with strong blades (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a workman who uses shears to cut leather or metal or textiles (noun.person)
     
  • shear the wool from (verb.contact)
    outer coat of especially sheep and yaks (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    tanned skin of a sheep with the fleece left on; used for clothing (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    the wool of a sheep or similar animal (noun.substance)
     

domain category (shear is domain category of ....)

  • (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves (noun.phenomenon)
    the science of matter and energy and their interactions (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym derivation domain category fleece edge tool deformation change clip cut shearing shears shearer fleece wool natural philosophy physics

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