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Shear pin

an easily replaceable pin inserted in a machine at a critical point and designed to shear and stop the machine if the load becomes too great


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  • Shears

    verb (used with object), sheared, sheared or shorn, shearing. 1. to cut (something). 2. to remove by or as if by cutting or clipping with a sharp instrument: to shear wool from sheep. 3. to cut or clip the hair, fleece, wool, etc., from: to shear sheep. 4. to strip or deprive (usually followed by […]

  • Shear strain

    shear strain or shearing strain See under strain.

  • Shear strength

    noun 1. the degree to which a material or bond is able to resist shear

  • Shear-stress

    or shearing stress noun, Physics. 1. the external force acting on an object or surface parallel to the slope or plane in which it lies; the stress tending to produce shear. shear stress noun 1. the form of stress in a body, part, etc, that tends to produce cutting rather than stretching or bending shear […]

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