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shav·ing

 (shā′vĭng)
n.
1. A thin slice or sliver, as of wood or metal, that is shaved off.
2. The act of one that shaves.
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shaving

(ˈʃeɪvɪŋ)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming)
a. the act of removing hair from the face, etc
b. (as modifier): shaving cream.
2. a thin paring or slice, esp of wood, that has been shaved from something
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shav•ing

(ˈʃeɪ vɪŋ)

n.
1. Often, shavings. a very thin piece or slice, esp. of wood.
2. the act of a person or thing that shaves.
[1325–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shaving - the act of removing hair with a razorshaving - the act of removing hair with a razor
depilation, epilation - the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
tonsure - shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order
2.shaving - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from somethingshaving - a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
fragment - a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock"
splint - a thin sliver of wood; "he lit the fire with a burning splint"
turning - a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe
3.shaving - the act of brushing against while passing
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
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shaving

noun flake, strip, slice, wafer, lamella The floor was covered with shavings from his wood carvings.
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Translations

shaving

[ˈʃeɪvɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= act of shaving) → afeitado m
shaving is a nuisanceafeitarse es una lata
2. (= piece of wood, metal etc) → viruta f
B. CPD shaving brush Nbrocha f de afeitar
shaving cream Ncrema f de afeitar
shaving foam Nespuma f de afeitar
shaving lotion Nloción f para el afeitado
shaving mirror Nespejo m de tocador (de aumento)
shaving point Nenchufe m para máquinas de afeitar
shaving soap Njabón m de afeitar
shaving stick Nbarra f de jabón de afeitar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shaving

[ˈʃeɪvɪŋ]
n (= action) → rasage m shavings
npl [wood] → copeaux mplshaving brush nblaireau mshaving cream ncrème f à rasershaving foam nmousse f à rasershaving gel ngel m à rasershaving soap nsavon m à barbe
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shaving

n
Rasieren nt
shavings plSpäne pl

shaving

in cpdsRasier-;
shaving brush
nRasierpinsel m
shaving cream
nRasiercreme f
shaving foam
nRasierschaum m
shaving gel
nRasiergel nt
shaving mug
nRasierschale f
shaving point
nSteckdose ffür Rasierapparate
shaving soap, shaving stick
nRasierseife f
shaving tackle
nRasierzeug nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

shaving

[ˈʃeɪvɪŋ] n gen pl (of wood) → truciolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
"The 4-directional heads follow the contours of your face giving you an easy, dry shave. With 35 minutes run time and a powerful lithium-ion battery, your shaver will give you long lasting performance year after year," its product description says.
After a quick dry shave Jack was waiting his turn to enter Harry in hut 104.