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Noun: shaving  shey-ving
  1. The act of removing hair with a razor
    - shave
  2. A thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    - paring, sliver
  3. The act of brushing against while passing
    - grazing, skimming
Verb: shave (shaved,shaven)  sheyv
  1. Remove body hair with a razor
  2. Cut closely
    "shave my beard";
    - trim
  3. Cut the price of
    - knock off [informal]
  4. Cut or remove with or as if with a plane
    "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood";
    - plane
  5. Make shavings of or reduce to shavings
    "shave the radish"
  6. Touch the surface of lightly
    "His back shaved the counter in passing"

Derived forms: shavings

Type of: bring down, carve, crease, cut, cut back, cut down, cut up, depilation, epilation, fragment, graze, groom, neaten, rake, reduce, touch, touching, trim, trim back, trim down

Encyclopedia: Shaving