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shear stress

n.
Stress resulting from the application of opposing forces parallel to a cross-sectional area of a body. Also called shearing stress.

shear stress

n
(General Engineering) the form of stress in a body, part, etc, that tends to produce cutting rather than stretching or bending
Translations
Schubspannung
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The results also showed decreasing shearing stress and specific shearing energy values toward the upper sections of the stalks.
With spraying and brushing, a high shearing stress is applied to the paint.
It has been said that the maximum shearing stress [[tau].