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When the potato is pushed through the metal grid, the shearing stress cuts it into sticks to make french fries.
Shearing stress is a force that causes layers or parts to slide upon each other in opposite directions.
An example of shearing stress is the force of two connecting rocks rubbing in opposite directions.
a force causing two contacting parts or layers to slide upon each other, in opposite directions parallel to the plane of their contact