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Translation of "shear" - English-Spanish dictionary

shear

verb /ʃiə/ ( past tense sheared, past participle sheared, shorn /ʃoːn/)
to clip or cut wool from (a sheep) esquilar These sheep need shearing.
(past tense shorn) (often with off) to cut (hair) off cortar All her curls have been shorn off.
(past tense shorn) (especially with of) to cut hair from (someone) cortar He has been shorn (of all his curls).
to cut or (cause to) break partir(se), romper(se) A piece of the steel girder sheared off.
shears noun plural
a cutting-tool with two blades, like a large pair of scissors tijeras de esquilar, cizalla a pair of shears.
(Definition of shear from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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