a remnant shall escape or return (i.e., to God), a symbolical name which the prophet Isaiah gave to his son (Isa. 7:3), perhaps his eldest son.
noun 1. a variant spelling of sheerlegs
noun, (usually used with a plural verb) 1. shear (def 16).
noun 1. Chiefly British. a yearling sheep that has been shorn once. 2. short wool pulled from such a sheep. 3. the skin from a recently shorn sheep or lamb, tanned with the wool still on it. noun 1. a young sheep after its first shearing 2. the skin of such an animal
noun, Physics. 1. a coefficient of elasticity of a substance, expressing the ratio between the force per unit area (shearing stress) that laterally deforms the substance and the shear (shearing strain) that is produced by this force. shear modulus See under modulus of elasticity.