shears Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shears” in the English Dictionary

"shears" in British English

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shearsnoun [plural]

uk   /ʃɪəz/  us   /ʃɪrz/
very ​large scissors: gardening/​dressmaking shears a ​pair of shears They use ​electric shears for ​sheepshearing.
(Definition of shears from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shearsplural noun

 us   /ʃɪrz/
large scissors (= ​cuttingtool), or a ​similartool for ​cutting: kitchen shears pruning shears for the ​garden
(Definition of shears from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shears”
in Arabic مِجَزّ…
in Korean 큰 가위…
in Portuguese tesoura de jardinagem, podão…
in Catalan tisores de podar…
in Japanese 大ばさみ, 刈込ばさみ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大剪刀…
in Turkish yün kırkma makası, bahçıvan makası…
in Russian ножницы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大剪刀…
in Italian cesoie…
in Polish nożyce…
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