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|part of speech:
||(sometimes used with a sing. verb) a large scissorlike tool, or an electric shaver, esp. for shearing sheep.
Word Builder: kinds of shears
- garden shears:
shears for cutting plants in a garden.
- guillotine shears:
a machine with a heavy blade that cuts through flat material, such as paper, cloth, or metal sheets.
- kitchen shears:
shears for cutting things in a kitchen.
- pinking shears:
shears for cutting a special edge on fabric.
- poultry shears:
shears for cutting poultry into pieces for cooking.
- pruning shears:
shears for pruning plants.
- sewing shears:
shears for cutting cloth.