A force acting in a direction parallel to a surface or to a planar cross section of a body, as for example the pressure of air along the front of an airplane wing. Shear forces often result in shear strain. Resistance to such forces in a fluid is linked to its viscosity.
Find another word for wind-shear. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wind-shear, like: wind shift, slant-of-wind, veering wind, sudden downdraft, microburst and shear force.