French translation of “shear”
shear verb /ʃiə/ (past tense sheared, past participles sheared shorn /ʃoːn/)
› to clip or cut wool from (a sheep)
These sheep near shearing. › (past tense shorn
often with off) to cut (hair) off: All her curls have been shorn off. › (past tense shorn
especially with of) to cut hair from (someone): He has been shorn (of all his curls). › to cut or (cause to) break
A piece of the steel girder sheared off. shears noun plural › a cutting-tool with two blades, like a large pair of scissors
a pair of shears.