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Definition 1: the act of removing hair with a razor - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shaving in the sense of this definition

(shaving is a kind of ...) the act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)

(... is a kind of shaving ) shaving the crown of the head by priests or members of a monastic order

Definition 2: the act of brushing against while passing - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shaving in the sense of this definition

(shaving is a kind of ...) the act of putting two things together with no space between them

"at his touch the room filled with lights"

Definition 3: a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for shaving in the sense of this definition

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

"a fragment of rock"

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

"he lit the fire with a burning splint"

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

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