Shears definition

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Any of several large tools or machines used to cut metal, etc. by the scissors action of two opposed cutting edges.
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A device used in hoisting, consisting of two or more guyed poles or legs spread at the base and joined at the top to hold hoisting tackle.
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A pair of scissors, typically a large pair.
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Any of a number of cutting tools with two pivoted, opposing blades, typically one used as in gardening for pruning or trimming.
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Plural form of shear.
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(plural only) A tool consisting of two blades with bevel edges, connected by a pivot, used for cutting cloth, or for removing the fleece from sheep etc.
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Third-person singular simple present indicative form of shear.
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