shear

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shave

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to decrease, as in length or amount, by or as if by severing or excising

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(physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves

a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

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cut with shears

shear the wool from

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cut or cut through with shears

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become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain