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sheared

 (shîrd)
adj.
Shaped or finished by shearing, especially cut or trimmed to a uniform length: a sheared fur coat.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sheared - having the hair or wool cut or clipped off as if with shears or clippers; "picked up the baby's shorn curls from the floor"; "naked as a sheared sheep"
unsheared, unshorn - not sheared; "a grizzly unshorn beard"; "unshorn sheep"
2.sheared - (used especially of fur or wool) shaped or finished by cutting or trimming to a uniform length; "a coat of sheared lamb"
cut - fashioned or shaped by cutting; "a well-cut suit"; "cut diamonds"; "cut velvet"
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At shearing time, wishing to take his fleece and to avoid expense, she sheared him herself, but used the shears so unskillfully that with the fleece she sheared the flesh.
It sheared off heads so many, that it, and the ground it most polluted, were a rotten red.
He cut his teeth on blade-shearing at the age of 15, has competed for Wales and sheared around the world.
Upper, middle and bottom sections of stalk samples were designated and sheared in certain lengths to use in experiments.
This is called shear thinning, and the rate of deformation of the paint as it is sheared is called the shear rate (units are reciprocal seconds, [s.
Ewes can be sheared (gently) before lambing; this makes it easier to help the ewe if necessary and removes dirty wool tags that the lamb might suck on.
This year's show will see up to 900 sheep sheared in the course of the competition, all delivered in fleets of wagons throughout the day courtesy of Dave Hall, manager of Chipchase Farms.
We performed a loop-test at certain concentrations to get more information about the rheological properties under shear: the suspension was first sheared with increasing shear rates (0.
It was set this summer by Roy Collier from County Wexford, who sheared 521 lambs.
Each segment was sheared at the approximate midpoint ensuring that the location was between two nodes to prevent any influence of nodes on shearing force.
4 : to cut or break sharply <The sign was sheared off by a car.
Before material is pulverized or sheared at a demolition site, it may have a hammer put to it.