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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"

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

verb: cut with shears; "shear hedges"

verb: shear the wool from; "shear sheep"

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

verb: become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain


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shear

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 8

Words with Friends value: 7

Literati value: 6

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