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Noun
A thin, shaved off slice of wood, metal, or other material
Noun
A small amount of something
Noun
Male personal grooming
Verb
Present participle for cut outer covering off
“Maybe I'll just shave on days when I'm going to see Marianne.”
Verb
Present participle for reduce by a small amount
“Why not carry out the entire drug discovery to drug manufacturing process out in the spirit of helping others, and shave costs by shaving profits?”
Verb
Present participle for to cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
“With the beveled side of the blade against the stone, 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.”
Verb
(of a man) Present participle for to cut the hair off the face with a razor
“Will better skis, more expensive wax or an extra helping of spaghetti help me shave a few minutes off last year's time?”
Verb
Present participle for to pass or send something close to (something else), missing it narrowly
“Shane Glover went close for Harps as did Patrick Dowling when his volley shaved the upright.”
Verb
Present participle for to cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
Shave Parmesan over the top.”
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