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English noun: shaving

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


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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