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Noun
A thin, shaved off slice of wood, metal, or other material
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Noun
Male personal grooming
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to shred, such as by rubbing across a grater
Shave some Parmesan over the top and add a few grinds of pepper.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for 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.”
Verb
Present participle for to remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
Verb
Present participle for to be frugal or live economically
Verb
Present participle for to shred (usually foodstuffs), by rubbing across a grater
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