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1. One that shreds.
2. A device used for shredding documents, often as a security measure to prevent unapproved persons from reading them.
3. Slang One who rides a board in a board sport, such as snowboarding, especially in a fast manner featuring many quick turns.
4. Slang One who plays fast solos on the electric guitar.


(ˈʃrɛd ər)

1. a person or thing that shreds.
2. a machine for shredding documents.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shredder - a device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong people from reading them)shredder - a device that shreds documents (usually in order to prevent the wrong people from reading them)
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
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[ˈʃredəʳ] N (for documents, papers) → trituradora f; (for vegetables) → picadora f


[ˈʃrɛdər] n
(for documents, papers)déchiqueteuse f
(for vegetables)râpeur m


Schredder m, → Shredder m, → Zerkleinerungsmaschine f; (esp for wastepaper) → Papierwolf m, → Reißwolf m
(= grater)Reibe f; (in electric mixer) → Gemüseschneider m


[ˈʃrɛdəʳ] n (for documents, papers) → distruttore m di documenti


(ʃred) noun
a long, narrow strip (especially very small) torn or cut off. The lion tore his coat to shreds; a tiny shred of material.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈshredded
to cut or tear into shreds. to shred paper.
shredder noun
a machine that shreds paper. a paper shredder.
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