Translation of "shear" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ʃɪər/ us /ʃɪr/ sheared, sheared or shorn

shear verb (CUT)

[ T ] to cut the wool off a sheep

The farmer taught her how to shear sheep. 那個農夫教了她如何剪羊毛。

[ T ] to cut the hair on a person's head close to the skin, especially without care

He recalled the humiliation of having his hair shorn and exchanging his clothes for the prison uniform. 他記起了曾被剃光頭、被迫換上囚服的恥辱。
be shorn of sth

to have something taken away from you

The ex-president, although shorn of his official powers, still has influence. 前總統雖然被剝奪了權力,但是仍有影響力。

shear verb (BREAK)

[ I ] specialized engineering If part of something, especially something made of metal, shears, it breaks into two pieces, usually because of a sideways force.

The old screws holding the engine casing had sheared (off). 固定引擎外殼的舊螺絲折斷了。

(Translation of “shear” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)