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Although Monday featured strong shear, the instability was marginal.
HOW A TORNADIC STORM TORE THROUGH WEST VIRGINIA AND PARTS OF NORTHERN MARYLAND MONDAYJEFFREY HALVERSON, JASON SAMENOWMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At least for now, Republicans aren’t showing up with rolls of ribbon, but progressives might show up with shears.
THE WHEELS SEEM TO BE COMING OFF DEMOCRATS’ INFRASTRUCTURE PLANSPHILIP ELLIOTTAPRIL 8, 2021TIME
At the end of the visit, he uses a handheld vacuum cleaner to suck up the fallen locks, leaving the scene as pristine as he found it, like a Cat in the Hat with shears.
A SOLUTION TO PANDEMIC HAIR: A BARBER IN YOUR BACKYARDTARA BAHRAMPOURMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Okay, fine, you might want shears for chest-length beards, but if your hair’s shorter than roughly 18 millimeters, a trimmer might just do the trick.
THE BEST BEARD TRIMMER: SHAPE YOUR FACIAL HAIR WITH EASECARSEN JOENKJANUARY 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
On Tuesday, while it was still partially frozen, I gruesomely spatchcocked it with a pair of kitchen shears whose handles were falling apart.
20 DAYS OF TURKEYMEGHAN MCCARRONDECEMBER 23, 2020EATER
The inclined tensions and compressions in the bars of a braced web are equivalent to this shear.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The distribution of shear on vertical sections is given by the ordinates of a sloping line.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Greatest Shear when concentrated Loads travel over the Bridge.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The distribution of shear is given by the partially shaded rectangles.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The shaded rectangles represent the distribution of shear due to the load at C, while no may be termed the datum line of shear.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO SHEAR

  • clip
  • crop
  • scythe
  • shear
  • sickle
  • trim
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