shaving

Definitions of shaving
  1. noun
    a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    synonyms: paring, sliver
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    types:
    splint
    a thin sliver of wood
    turning
    a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
    type of:
    fragment
    a piece broken off or cut off of something else
  2. noun
    the act of removing hair with a razor
    synonyms: shave
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    types:
    tonsure
    shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order
    type of:
    depilation, epilation
    the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
  3. noun
    the act of brushing against while passing
    synonyms: grazing, skimming
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    type of:
    touch, touching
    the act of putting two things together with no space between them
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