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verb as in clip, cut

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The combination of an unstable atmosphere, plenty of shear, energy aloft and an approaching front is a potentially volatile combination.

You may find sets with extra tools, such as poultry shears, so if you’re looking for a very specific tool, check the inventory of a grill set to ensure you get what you want.

Of those 11 events, six sets of vibrations included shear waves strong enough to stand out from background noise.

If it’s closer to two pounds, or you’re concerned about it fitting into your steamer, carefully cut off the fins with kitchen shears or slice the whole fish in half.

That shear no doubt increased the tendency for these late cells to rotate.

Climate change increases the available energy, but reduces the wind shear, making the net result hard to predict.

On the other hand, wind shear is expected to decrease as the poles get warmer.

Second, you need those layers to be traveling at different speeds or in different directions, a phenomenon called wind shear.

Wind shear may decrease in a warmer world and that could mean fewer tornadoes.

So which influence wins out—increasing water vapor or decreasing wind shear?

The inclined tensions and compressions in the bars of a braced web are equivalent to this shear.

The distribution of shear on vertical sections is given by the ordinates of a sloping line.

Greatest Shear when concentrated Loads travel over the Bridge.

The distribution of shear is given by the partially shaded rectangles.

The shaded rectangles represent the distribution of shear due to the load at C, while no may be termed the datum line of shear.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shear, such as: mow, prune, shave, snip, trim, and crop.

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