two-shear

two-shear
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
Britain, of a sheep : that has been shorn twice

a two-shear ram


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  • Shear — Shear, n. [AS. sceara. See {Shear}, v. t.] 1. A pair of shears; now always used in the plural, but formerly also in the singular. See {Shears}. [1913 Webster] On his head came razor none, nor shear. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Short of the wool, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shear blade — Shear Shear, n. [AS. sceara. See {Shear}, v. t.] 1. A pair of shears; now always used in the plural, but formerly also in the singular. See {Shears}. [1913 Webster] On his head came razor none, nor shear. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Short of the wool …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shear hulk — Shear Shear, n. [AS. sceara. See {Shear}, v. t.] 1. A pair of shears; now always used in the plural, but formerly also in the singular. See {Shears}. [1913 Webster] On his head came razor none, nor shear. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Short of the wool …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shear steel — Shear Shear, n. [AS. sceara. See {Shear}, v. t.] 1. A pair of shears; now always used in the plural, but formerly also in the singular. See {Shears}. [1913 Webster] On his head came razor none, nor shear. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Short of the wool …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shear stress — SI symbol: τ SI unit: pascal Derivations from other quantities: τ = F / A …   Wikipedia

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  • Shear strength (soil) — Shear strength in reference to soil is a term used to describe the maximum strength of soil at which point significant plastic deformation or yielding occurs due to an applied shear stress. There is no definitive shear strength of a soil as it… …   Wikipedia

  • Shear forming — Shear forming, also referred as shear spinning, is different from conventional metal spinning in that in this latter the area of the final component is approximately equal to that of the flat sheet metal blank and little or no reduction in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shear strain — is a strain that acts parallel to the face of a material that it is acting on. Normal strain acts perpendicular to the face of that it is acting on. There are two ways to interpret shear strain: the average shear strain and the engineering shear… …   Wikipedia

  • Shear rate — is the rate at which a shear is applied.imple ShearShear rate is defined using the following equation: dot gamma = frac { u} {h} Where:*gamma = The shear rate, measured in reciprocal seconds * u = The velocity, measured in metres per second *h =… …   Wikipedia

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