Definitions of paring
  1. noun
    a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    synonyms: shaving, sliver
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    a thin sliver of wood
    a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
    type of:
    a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  2. noun
    (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    “she could peel an apple with a single long paring
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    type of:
    object, physical object
    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
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