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Definition 1: the act of fabricating something in a particular shape - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shaping in the sense of this definition

(shaping is a kind of ...) the act of making something (a product) from raw materials

"the synthesis and fabrication of single crystals" "an improvement in the manufacture of explosives" "manufacturing is vital to Great Britain"

(... is a kind of shaping ) the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)

(... is a kind of shaping ) shaping metal by heating and hammering

(... is a kind of shaping ) the activity of making things out of metal in a skillful manner

(... is a kind of shaping ) the act of forming something into granules or grains

"the granulation of medicines"

(... is a kind of shaping ) the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm

(... is a kind of shaping ) the activity of shaping something on a lathe

Definition 2: any process serving to define the shape of something - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for shaping in the sense of this definition

(shaping is a kind of ...) a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states

"events now in process" "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"

Definition 3: forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a formative influence
  • a formative experience
  • the plastic forces of nature

Synonyms for shaping in the sense of this definition

(shaping is similar to ...) constructing or tending to construct or improve or promote development

"constructive criticism" "a constructive attitude" "a constructive philosophy" "constructive permission"

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