shear transformation

noun Mathematics.

a map of a coordinate space in which one coordinate is held fixed and the other coordinate or coordinates are shifted.

Nearby words

  1. shear pin,
  2. shear strain,
  3. shear strength,
  4. shear stress,
  5. shear stud,
  6. shear wave,
  7. shear zone,
  8. sheared,
  9. shearer,
  10. shearing

Origin of shear transformation

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019