The act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine, as the wool from sheep, or the nap from cloth.
The product of the act or operation of clipping with shears or a shearing machine; as, the whole shearing of a flock; the shearings from cloth.
The process of making a vertical side cutting in working into a face of coal.
The cutting of merchantable residual trees and stumps close to the ground after harvest.
in Christmas tree culture, to prune the branches to make dense foliage and give the tree a conical shape.
Removing the fleece from sheep.
Cutting expanded metal to size to produce various sizes and shapes.
The operation of removing the fleece from animals by machine or blades. Frequency of shearing may be once a year, twice a year, or three times over two years.
A site preparation method that involves the cutting of brush, trees, or other vegetation at ground level using tractors equipped with angles or V-shaped cutting blades.
The removal of fleece from the alpaca by the use of power clippers or blade shears.
In lathe turning, shearing is accomplished by holding the chisel at an angle and moving it parallel to the work to slice away a layer of wood from the surface of the stock. Shearing is the fastest cutting and most difficult of all lathe operations to master. If performed properly, shearing will produce super-clean cuts that seldom require sanding.
Operation of removing fleece from the body of a sheep. If done properly, fleece will come off in one neat sheet and is rolled into a compact bundle.
A site preparation method which involves cutting brush, trees, and other vegetation at the ground line using tractors equipped with angle, or V-shaped cutting blades.
cutting off the fleece of the sheep. This is done once or twice a year.
Mechanical cold cutting operation to divide the material into parts.
removing by cutting off or clipping
Cutting the fleece from an animal with electric or hand shears.
The professional removal of a sheepâ€™s wool.
A carpet finishing operation in which rotating spiraled blades are passed across the pile face to remove loose fibers, to level pile height, and to give the carpet a clean surface.
Making a vertical cut or groove in a coal face, breast, or block, as opposed to a kerf, which is a horizontal cut. Called in Arkansas as cut or cutting.
The pruning technique whereby plant stems and branches are cut uniformly with long-bladed pruning shears (hedge shears) or powered hedge trimmers. It is used when creating and maintaining hedges and topiary.
The removing of wool from sheep.
Wholesale cutting back of a plant, rather than selective pruning or deadheading. Often used to regenerate plants with many, small stems, where deadheading would be too time consuming.
A cutting operation in which the work metal is placed between a stationary lower blade and movable upper blade and severed by bringing the blades together. Cutting occurs by a combination of metal penetration and actual fracture of metal.
Pruning or cutting back with hedge shears to promote reblooming
The removal of wool from the sheep by the use of power clippers or blade shears.
A manufacturing process in which the fabric is drawn under revolving cutting blades, as in a lawn mover, in order to produce a smooth face on the fabric, remove fuzz, or shear tips or tufts. SHEATHING -- the structural covering, usually board or plywood, placed over exterior studding or rafters of a structure.
Cutting force applied perpendicular to material causing the material to yield and break.
Slicing or cutting trees or stumps at the ground line. Shearing may be done at harvest or with a KG blade during site preparation.
Cutting of sheet or strip to size using shear blades, as in a guillotine.
The parting of material that results when one blade forces the material past an opposing blade.