Meaning of SHEAR in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ʃɪə(r) ]
( shears, shearing, sheared, shorn)
To shear a sheep means to cut its wool off.
In the Hebrides they shear their sheep later than anywhere else.
VERB : V n
...a display of sheep shearing.
A pair of shears is a garden tool like a very large pair of scissors. Shears are used especially for cutting hedges.
Trim the shrubs with shears.
N-PLURAL : also a pair of N
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006