HyperDic: shears

English > 1 sense of the word shears:
NOUNartifactshearslarge scissors with strong blades
shears > pronunciation
Soundsshiy'rz
English > shears: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaninglarge scissors with strong blades.
Narrowerclippershears for cutting grass or shrubbery (often used in the plural)
pruning shearsshears with strong blades used for light pruning of woody plants
snips, tinsnips(plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
thinning shearsshears with one serrate blade
Broaderscissors, pair of scissorsAn edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishcizalla, tijeras de jardín
Catalancisalla, tisores
Verbsshearcut with shears
shearshear the wool from

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