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shear·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shearingnoun

    removing by cutting off or clipping

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shearing":

    shear, mowing, deformation, windshear

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  1. Jason Verstak:

    Plush carpets are created by cutting the loops and then shearing the tips of the fibers, pile reversal shading is when there appears to be a color difference in the carpet when you walk or vacuum over it. For that reason, plush carpet is generally best used in the master bedroom or other quiet spaces in the home.

  2. Neil Shearing:

    The weakness in the global economy that we anticipate over 2019-20 is due primarily to country-specific factors that we believe will cause each of the world's major economic regions to slow, so while a deal between the Neil Shearing and China on trade would clearly be good news, we won't be rushing to change our forecasts.

  3. Richard Baxter:

    He is not drowning His sheep when He washeth them, nor killing them when He is shearing them. But by this He showeth that they are His own and the newshorn sheep do most visibly bear His name or mark, when it is almost worn out and scarce discernible on them that have the longest fleece.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.


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