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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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Andritz has received a pair of XR3000 Ripper pre shredders and a XR3000 Cutter post shredder pair for the project in Leppvirta, now being set up with an investment of $139,274,748.
The vertically fed, single-shaft shredder is the workhorse of the plastics recycling industry (see Figure 1).
Consumers simply load the paper into the shredder, close the lid and leave the machine to do the rest -- so no more time wasted stood at a shredder feeding paper in batches.
Gardening, the Consumers' Association magazine, has done some research to find out which shredders perform best and to let gardeners know what features to look out for when buying a shredder.
How small is small enough with regard to shredder residue?
And you'll want to know whether you'll be working with fresh or dry materials, as this will influence the kind and power capability of the chipper or shredder, or the chipper-shredder combination unit.
Silent" ones are quieter and have gears that pull the waste into the shredder and then crush it.
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.
has purchased a TSC 80 SXS shredding plant from The Shredder Co.
In February 2006 the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a shredder safety alert along with usage tips to help raise awareness.
Shredder frames are rugged, and internal surfaces are protected by removable, wear-resistant steel liners.
It was relatively easy for those feeding the shredder to become entangled in the mechanism and be drawn into the snapping roles.