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Definition of Shearing

Shearing

  1. of Shear
  2. The act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine, as the wool from sheep, or the nap from cloth.
  3. The product of the act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine; as, the whole shearing of a flock; the shearings from cloth.
  4. Same as Shearling.
  5. The act or operation of reaping.
  6. The act or operation of dividing with shears; as, the shearing of metal plates.
  7. The process of preparing shear steel; tilting.
  8. The process of making a vertical side cutting in working into a face of coal.

Shearing Translations

shearing in German is Schur

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