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27 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • shear v. To cut, originally with a sword or other bladed weapon, now usually with shears, or as if using shears.
  • shear v. To remove the fleece from a sheep etc by clipping.
  • shear v. (physics) To deform because of forces pushing in opposite directions.
  • shear v. (mathematics) To transform by displacing every point in a direction parallel to some given line by…
  • shear v. (Scotland) To reap, as grain.
  • shear v. (figuratively) To deprive of property; to fleece.
  • shear n. A cutting tool similar to scissors, but often larger.
  • shear n. The act of shearing, or something removed by shearing.
  • shear n. (physics) Forces that push in opposite directions.
  • shear n. (mathematics) A transformation that displaces every point in a direction parallel to some given line…
  • shear n. (geology) The response of a rock to deformation usually by compressive stress, resulting in particular textures.
  • shear adj. Misspelling of sheer.
  • Shear prop.n. A surname.
— English words, define in German —
  • shear  V. Landwirtschaft: etwas mit einer Schere oder ähnlichem Gerät von etwas entfernen.
  • shear  V. Technik: etwas mit einer Schere oder ähnlichem Gerät durchtrennen; abschneiden.
— English words, define in Dutch —
  • shear  w. overgankelijk, onovergankelijk knippen, snoeien.
  • shear  w. overgankelijk afsnijden, terugsnijden, wegsnijden.
  • shear  w. overgankelijk verwringen, verdraaien.
  • shear  w. overgankelijk (een schaap) scheren.
  • shear  w. overgankelijk (haar) knippen.
  • shear  w. overgankelijk, (figuurlijk) ontroven, ontluisteren.
  • shear  n. (gereedschap) schaar.
  • shear  n. het scheren.
  • shear  n. de geschoren wol.
— English words, define in French —
  • shear  v. Couper avec des ciseaux, cisailler, découper, tondre.
  • shear  n. Cisaille.
  • shear  n. Tonte, tondaison.
74 English words from 13 English definitions

act as␣if because because␣of bladed but clipping compressive cut cutting deform deformation deprive direction directions displaces displacing etc every figuratively fleece forces from geology given grain in␣particular larger line mathematics Misspelling now of␣a often opposite originally or␣something other parallel particular physics point property push push␣in pushing reap remove removed response resulting rock scissors Scotland shearing shears sheep sheer similar some something stress surname sword textures that the tool transform transformation using usually weapon with

4 English words from 14 foreign definitions

des een haar het

38 foreign words from 14 foreign definitions

abschneiden afsnijden ähnlichem avec Cisaille cisailler ciseaux Couper découper durchtrennen einer entfernen etwas figuurlijk Gerät gereedschap geschoren knippen Landwirtschaft mit oder onovergankelijk ontluisteren overgankelijk schaap schaar Schere scheren snoeien Technik tondaison tondre Tonte verdraaien verwringen von wegsnijden wol

74 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

sheard Sheard shearn shears Shears 'sheart sheards Sheards sheared shearer Shearer Shearin Shearon shearers shearest sheareth shear␣hog shearing Shearins shearlet shearman Shearman shearmen Shearons shearable shearbill shear-cake shearfree shear␣hogs shearings shear␣legs shearless shearlets shearlike shearline shear␣line shearling Shearmans sheartail shearwall shear␣wall shearwave shear␣wave shearbills shear-cakes shearlines shear␣lines shearlings shear␣steel sheartails +24 words

80 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

beshears disheart misheard mishears Brashears dishearts unsheared beshearing clipshears dishearted dishearten gun␣shearer loses␣heart megashears mishearing windshears wind␣shears Blackshears disheartens dishearting gun␣shearers mishearings nonshearing disheartened eat␣one's␣heart for␣one's␣heart garden␣shears nonshearable pair␣of␣shears sheepshearer athlete's␣heart bullock's␣heart disheartenest dishearteneth disheartening hydroshearing open␣one's␣heart pairs␣of␣shears pinking␣shears pruning␣shears sheepshearers sheepshearing soldier's␣heart bullock's␣hearts cross␣one's␣heart disheartenedly disheartenment lie␣at␣one's␣heart Manx␣shearwater purchase␣shears +30 words

16 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

beshear mishear toshear Brashear preshear clipshear megashear windshear wind␣shear Blackshear hydroshear Kepler␣shear magnetoshear pinking-shear alligator␣shear crocodile␣shear

15 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

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4 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

ehs EHS EH&S Rae

12 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letter.)

asher Asher earsh hares harse hears Rahes rheas sehar sehra share Share

118 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

Absher achers afresh Aherns Ahners ahorse arches Arches Ascher ashers ashier ashler ashore ASHRAE Baehrs basher Behars casher chares chaser Dahers dasher Dasher Eraskh eschar e-sharp E-sharp e␣sharp E␣sharp ferash freash gasher gerahs Hagers haires Haires halers halser Hamres Haners harees harems Harens Harers harles harpes Harpes harses harshe hasher +68 words

52 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

Ahre AHRS ares Ares AREs arse ARSE ashe Ashe ears EARs Eash eras ERAs Ersa ersh HAES hare Hare hars hase Hase hear HEAs Hera hers Hers her's Her's HSer Rahe rahs rase rash Rash reas resh Resh RHAe rhea Rhea RSeH Sahr sare seah sear sera SERA shea Shea Sher SHRA

18 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

chear Shead sheaf sheal Shean Sheas sheat Sheay sheer Sheer shoar Shuar skear smear spear Spear stear swear

5 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

hear sear shea Shea Sher

3 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

shetar shmear sphear


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