HyperDic: shaving

English > 3 senses of the word shaving:
NOUNactshaving, shavethe act of removing hair / hair with a razor
objectshaving, paring, slivera thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
actshaving, grazing, skimmingthe act of brushing / brushing against while passing
shaving > pronunciation
Soundsshey'vihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > shaving: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of removing hair / hair with a razor.
Synonymshave
Narrowertonsureshaving the crown of the head by priests / priests or members of a monastic order
Broaderdepilation, epilationThe act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
Spanishafeitado, afeitar, rapar, rasurado
Catalanafaitar, afaitat, rapar, rasurat
Verbsshaveremove body hair with a razor
English > shaving: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something.
Synonymsparing, sliver
NarrowersplintA thin sliver of wood
turningA shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
BroaderfragmentA piece broken ... / broken off or cut ... / cut off of something else
Verbsshavemake shavings of or reduce to shavings
English > shaving: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of brushing / brushing against while passing.
Synonymsgrazing, skimming
Broadertouch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
Catalanfregar
Verbsshavetouch the surface of lightly

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