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    shaving - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shaving

    Definition
    (noun) the act of removing hair with a razor
    Synonyms : shave
    Definition
    (noun) a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    Synonyms : paring , sliver
    Definition
    (noun) the act of brushing against while passing
    Synonyms : grazing , skimming
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obvious when u shave there is a thin piece left

When the carpenter shaves the WOOD small pieces of WOOD accumulates around him

SHAVING and SHEARING which are rhyming words refer to an act of cutting hair, except for one difference, SHAVING is used for humans (men shave their facial hair) whereas SHEARING (cutting with shears) is used for sheep.

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