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English noun: shaving

1. shaving (act) the act of removing hair with a razor


Synonymsshave


Broader (hypernym)depilation, epilation


Narrower (hyponym)tonsure

2. shaving (object) a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something


Synonymsparing, sliver


Broader (hypernym)fragment


Narrower (hyponym)splint, turning

3. shaving (act) the act of brushing against while passing


Synonymsgrazing, skimming


Broader (hypernym)touch, touching









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