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Translation of "shear" - English-German dictionary

shear

verb /ʃiə/ ( past tense sheared, past participles sheared shorn /ʃoːn/)
to clip or cut wool from (a sheep) scheren These sheep near shearing. (past tense shorn schneiden often with off) to cut (hair) off: All her curls have been shorn off. (past tense shorn schneiden especially with of) to cut hair from (someone): He has been shorn (of all his curls). to cut or (cause to) break brechen, splittern A piece of the steel girder sheared off. shears noun plural a cutting-tool with two blades, like a large pair of scissors große Schere a pair of shears.
(Definition of shear from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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