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British English: /ʃɪə/
American English: /ʃɪr/

Translation of shear in German:

transitive verb p.p. shornPronunciation: /ʃɔːn/ or sheared

  • 1 (clip) be shorn of something [figurative]
    einer Sache Gen. beraubt sein/werden

intransitive verb p. p. shorn or sheared

  • (Bolzen, Metallteil)
    abscheren (Technology)
    the motor boat sheared through the water [figurative]
    das Motorboot durchschnitt das Wasser [figurative]
    the cutter blades sheared through the metal
    die Schneiden der Schere zerschnitten das Metall


Phrasal verbs

shear off

abscheren (Technology)
Definition of shear in:
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