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SHEARING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shearing mean? 

SHEARING (noun)
  The noun SHEARING has 1 sense:

1. removing by cutting off or clipping

  Familiarity information: SHEARING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHEARING (noun)


Sense 1shearing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Removing by cutting off or clipping

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("shearing" is a kind of...):

cut; cutting; cutting off (the act of shortening something by choping off the ends)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "shearing"):

sheepshearing (act of shearing sheep)


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