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Definition 1: (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel - [noun denoting food]

Samples where paring or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she could peel an apple with a single long paring

(paring is a kind of ...) a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow

"it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"

(paring is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for paring in the sense of this definition

(paring is a kind of ...) a piece broken off or cut off of something else

"a fragment of rock"

(... is a kind of paring ) a thin sliver of wood

"he lit the fire with a burning splint"

(... is a kind of paring ) a shaving created when something is produced by turning it on a lathe

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