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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.
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(ˈʃrɛd ər)

1. a person or thing that shreds.
2. a machine for shredding documents.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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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آلة تَقْطيع الأوراق
kâğıt doğrayıcısı


[ˈʃredəʳ] N (for documents, papers) → trituradora f; (for vegetables) → picadora f
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


[ˈʃrɛdər] n
(for documents, papers)déchiqueteuse f
(for vegetables)râpeur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


Schredder m, → Shredder m, → Zerkleinerungsmaschine f; (esp for wastepaper) → Papierwolf m, → Reißwolf m
(= grater)Reibe f; (in electric mixer) → Gemüseschneider m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007


[ˈʃrɛdəʳ] n (for documents, papers) → distruttore m di documenti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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The chain, which is owned by American company Wal-Mart, asked customers to return the Asda eight sheet diamond cut shredder when tests showed there may be a fault in the plug.
And the end markets desired can call for very different results, meaning that both recyclers and the vendors who serve them may need to explore using a slow-speed primary shredder as part of their configuration.
"Management is committed to technological upgrades to further improve metallic and plastics yields from our shredder waste streams," says the CEO of one of the world's largest scrap recycling companies, Jeremy Sutcliffe of Sims Group Ltd., in remarks accompanying the firm's more recent quarterly results.