Synonyms and Antonyms for shear

1. shear (n.)

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

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2. shear (v.)

cut with shears

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3. shear (v.)

become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain

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4. shear (n.)

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

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5. shear (v.)

cut or cut through with shears

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6. shear (v.)

shear the wool from

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