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Verb
To cut off hair, especially with a razor or similar implement
“Maybe I'll just shave on days when I'm going to see Marianne.”
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To cut off or remove something from a bigger piece
“The close-fitting sides of the slot act as knives to shave off a thick layer of oil and return it to the oil well without the formation of foam.”
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To cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
“Rub the sharp edge of the blade toward the stone in a curved motion, as if you were trying to shave off a thin slice from the stone.”
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To shred, such as by rubbing across a grater
Shave some Parmesan over the top and add a few grinds of pepper.”
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To reduce, typically by a small amount
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“Moody's warned that the price cuts could shave profits and hamper the ability of some retailers to pay back their debts.”
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To pass or travel close to (something else), missing it narrowly or glancing it slightly
“Monterosso saw his effort just shave the post in a dramatic finish to an otherwise stop-start game.”
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To peel or remove the outer layer of
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To be frugal or live economically
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To deceive or fool someone
Verb
To shred (usually foodstuffs), by rubbing across a grater
Noun
Plural for a quick and fleeting touch
Noun
Plural for an act of cutting something in order to neaten it
Noun
Plural for an incision made by something sharp
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