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Spanish translation of “shear”

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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