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adj 1: complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes
used informally as intensifiers; “absolute freedom”;
“an absolute dimwit”; “a downright lie”; “out-and-out
mayhem”; “an out-and-out lie”; “a rank outsider”;
“many right-down vices”; “got the job through sheer
persistence”; “sheer stupidity” [syn: absolute, downright,
out-and-out(a), rank(a), right-down, sheer(a)]
2: not mixed with extraneous elements; “plain water”; “sheer
wine”; “not an unmixed blessing” [syn: plain, unmingled,
3: very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front; “a
bluff headland”; “where the bold chalk cliffs of England
rise”; “a sheer descent of rock” [syn: bluff, bold]
4: so thin as to transmit light; “a hat with a diaphanous
veil”; “filmy wings of a moth”; “gauzy clouds of dandelion
down”; “gossamer cobwebs”; “sheer silk stockings”;
“transparent chiffon”; “vaporous silks” [syn: diaphanous,
filmy, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, transparent,
adv 1: straight up or down without a break [syn: perpendicularly]
2: directly; “he fell sheer into the water”
v 1: turn sharply; change direction abruptly; “The car cut to the
left at the intersection”; “The motorbike veered to the
right” [syn: swerve, curve, trend, veer, slue,
2: cause to sheer; “She sheered her car around the obstacle” English → English (gcide)
Shears \Shears\, n. pl. [Formerly used also in the singular. See
Shear, n., 1.]
1. A cutting instrument. Specifically:
(a) An instrument consisting of two blades, commonly with
bevel edges, connected by a pivot, and working on both
sides of the material to be cut, -- used for cutting
cloth and other substances.
Fate urged the shears, and cut the sylph in
(b) A similar instrument the blades of which are
extensions of a curved spring, -- used for shearing
sheep or skins.
(c) A shearing machine; a blade, or a set of blades,
working against a resisting edge.
2. Anything in the form of shears. Specifically:
(a) A pair of wings. [Obs.] --Spenser.
(b) An apparatus for raising heavy weights, and especially
for stepping and unstepping the lower masts of ships.
It consists of two or more spars or pieces of timber,
fastened together near the top, steadied by a guy or
guys, and furnished with the necessary tackle.
[Written also sheers.]
3. (Mach.) The bedpiece of a machine tool, upon which a table
or slide rest is secured; as, the shears of a lathe or
planer. See Illust. under Lathe.
Rotary shears. See under Rotary.