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Verb
Cut, trim off
“In the Hebrides they shear their sheep later than everyone else.”
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To penetrate with a sharp edge (as a knife)
“The shark's razor-sharp teeth sheared the swimmer's flesh right down to the bone.”
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To separate or be separated into parts
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To rob by the use of trickery or threats
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A large scissor-like cutting tool with flat blades, used for cutting hedges
“Trim the shrubs with shears.”
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A force tending to pull or stretch something to an extreme or damaging degree
Noun
An act of clipping or trimming something
Noun
The force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
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