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Shear

Meanings and phrases

shear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (physics) a deformation of an object in which parallel planes remain parallel but are shifted in a direction parallel to themselves
  2. a large edge tool that cuts sheet metal by passing a blade through it

shear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cut with shears
  2. shear the wool from; fleece
  3. cut or cut through with shears
  4. become deformed by forces tending to produce a shearing strain

elasticity of shear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the elasticity of a body that has been pulled out of shape by a shearing force

wind shear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Strong wind shear caused the storm to weaken again.
  • The storm continued to weakening due to strong wind shear.
  • Harvey remained disorganized due to persistent wind shear.

vertical wind shear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The vertical wind shear near Kai-tak had weakened dramatically.
  • The disturbance was also located under low vertical wind shear.
  • Intensification was almost difficult due to moderate vertical wind shear.

shear stress

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Neither gas nor liquid provide significant resistance to shear stress.
  • Stability is determined by the balance of shear stress and shear strength.
  • The hardness, yield stress and shear stress increase with the carbon content in TaC.

strong wind shear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The storm continued to weakening due to strong wind shear.
  • Madi started losing all its convection to the strong wind shear.
  • Late that, JMA downgraded Kujira to a Severe Tropical Storm as strong wind shear weakens the system.

shear strength

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A solid is a deformable body that possesses shear strength, "sc."
  • Stability is determined by the balance of shear stress and shear strength.
  • Usually, the properties modified are shear strength, stiffness, and permeability.
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