Sentence Examples


  • Men do cut sheep's wool off with large shears, and send it to the mill.
  • She changed and took the shears, hiding them against her body as she approached the door.
  • In dressing mica the "books" are split along the cleavage into sheets of the required thickness, and the sheets trimmed into rectangles with a sharp knife, shears or guillotine, stained and damaged portions being rejected.
  • In the case of large and thick cylinders, however, another process of opening the ends is generally employed: an assistant attaches a small lump of hot glass to the domed end, and the heat of this added glass softens the cylinder sufficiently to enable the assistant to cut the end open with a pair of shears; subsequently the open end is spun out to the diameter of the whole as described above.
  • Portions of the flattened sheets were then cut out with shears, struck between dies and again trimmed with shears.
 

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