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shears

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shears(noun)

    large scissors with strong blades

Wiktionary

  1. shears(Noun)

    A tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, used for cutting cloth, or for removing the fleece from sheep etc

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shears(noun)

    a cutting instrument

  2. Shears(noun)

    an instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting cloth and other substances

  3. Shears(noun)

    a similar instrument the blades of which are extensions of a curved spring, -- used for shearing sheep or skins

  4. Shears(noun)

    a shearing machine; a blade, or a set of blades, working against a resisting edge

  5. Shears(noun)

    anything in the form of shears

  6. Shears(noun)

    a pair of wings

  7. Shears(noun)

    an apparatus for raising heavy weights, and especially for stepping and unstepping the lower masts of ships. It consists of two or more spars or pieces of timber, fastened together near the top, steadied by a guy or guys, and furnished with the necessary tackle

  8. Shears(noun)

    the bedpiece of a machine tool, upon which a table or slide rest is secured; as, the shears of a lathe or planer. See Illust. under Lathe

  9. Origin: [Formerly used also in the singular. See Shear, n., 1.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. shears

    See SHEERS.

Anagrams for shears »

  1. ashers, her ass, rashes, shares

How to pronounce shears?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say shears in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shears in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shears in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shears in a Sentence

  1. Sydney Smith:

    It resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

  2. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so jointed that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

Images & Illustrations of shears

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