shorn

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 /ʃɔːn/


For the verb: "to shear"

Simple Past: sheared
Past Participle: shorn
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Principal Translations
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shorn adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (animal: sheared) (oveja, cabra, etc.)esquilado adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
 The sheep's wool is usually shorn during the warmer months.
shorn adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (hair, fur: shaved off) (lana)esquilado adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta").
 When Lisa returned from the military, she was thinner and her hair was shorn.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
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shear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cut with shears)esquilar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  cortar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The workman sheared the iron bar.
shear [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (shave wool from: a sheep) (ovejas)esquilar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The farmer is shearing his sheep.
shears nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (large scissors)podaderas nfplnombre femenino plural: Sustantivo femenino que se usa únicamente en plural ("exequias", "albricias").
  cizallas nfplnombre femenino plural: Sustantivo femenino que se usa únicamente en plural ("exequias", "albricias").
 The workman uses shears to cut the metal.
shears nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (large garden scissors)tijeras de podar grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
 The gardener is using shears to cut the hedge.
 
Additional Translations
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shear through [sth] vi + prep (cut through)atravesar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  cortar por vtr + prep
 Laura sheared through the undergrowth to create a path.
shear through [sth] vi + prep (move as though cutting)atravesar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  (figurado)romper vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The boat sheared through the water.
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