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shave 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/SHāv/,
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shaves, 3rd person singular present; shaved, past tense; shaved, past participle; shaving, present participle;
  1. Cut the hair off one's face with a razor
    • - he washed, shaved, and had breakfast
  2. Cut the hair off (a part of the body) with a razor
    • - she shaved her legs
  3. Cut the hair off the face or another part of the body of (someone) with a razor
    • - his wife washed and shaved him
  4. Cut (hair) off with a razor
    • - professional male swimmers shave off their body hair
  5. Cut (a thin slice or slices) from the surface of something
    • - scrape a large, sharp knife across the surface, shaving off rolls of very fine chocolate
  6. Reduce by a small amount
    • - they shaved profit margins
  7. Remove (a small amount) from something
    • - she shaved 0.5 seconds off the record
  8. Pass or send something close to (something else), missing it narrowly
    • - Scott shaved the post in the 29th minute
Noun
  1. An act of shaving hair from the face or a part of the body
    • - he always needed a shave
  2. A tool used for shaving very thin slices or layers from wood or other material


  1. the act of removing hair with a razor
  2. cut closely; "trim my beard"
  3. cut the price of
  4. plane: cut or remove with or as if with a plane; "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
  5. make shavings of or reduce to shavings; "shave the radish"
  6. touch the surface of lightly; "His back shaved the counter in passing"
  7. Shaving is the removal of hair, by using a razor or any other kind of bladed implement, to slice it down to the level of the skin. Shaving is most commonly practiced by men to remove their facial hair and by women to remove their leg and underarm hair. ...
  8. (Shaving (sexology)) Glabrousness (from Latin glaber = bald, hairless) is the technical term for an anatomically abnormal lack of hair or down. This may be due to a physical condition, such as alopecia universalis, which causes hair to fall out or prevents its growth. ...
  9. (The Shaving) This is an episode list for the animated cartoon series Aqua Teen Hunger Force. The series premiered on Cartoon Network on December 30, 2000. It later became part of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block. In the early days of Adult Swim, the show was rated TV-PG. ...
  10. An instance of shaving; To make bald by using a tool such as a razor or pair of electric clippers to cut the hair close to the skin; To do the same to one's face; To cut finely, as with slices of meat
  11. (Shaved) Door handles and body trim that have been removed and smoothed over.
  12. (shaved) the hair is cut completely to the sking using a razor (either some form of blade razor or an electric razor). This should not be confused with hair that is cut using clippers. A crewcut or a buzzcut is not shaved. ...
  13. A shaved haircut is fashioned with a blade or electric razor.
  14. (Shaving) The process whereby someone fraudulently removed minor amounts of shaves & slivers of precious metal from the edge of a coin - reducing its weight but making it “passable” and then profit from the absconded metal.
  15. (Shaving) A modification of the body of a car to remove all chrome parts at the front or rear end to achieve smooth contours highlighted only by the paint and the body modifications; in most cases, only a side chrome strip is retained. Also called nosing or decking
  16. (Shaving) A very thin slice of wood removed in dressing, and used in some types of panels.
  17. (Shaving) The method of using a sharp blade to cut hair at the skin’s surface. Typically this method must be carried out daily and can cut or irritate skin.
  18. (Shaving) This is different than scrubbing because shaving is when the advertiser takes away your lead or sale without telling you at all. Meaning, you never see these as leads or sales. ...
  19. (Shaving) To cut down on resistance and provide a feeling of slipperiness in water, a swimmer shaves his/her entire body before big meets. The physical effects are minor, but the mental factor often is enormous.
  20. (Shaving) Using a peeler or knife to create thin shavings of food. Most frequently used with hard cheeses, such as Parmesan.
  21. (Shaving) fully independentneeds promptingneeds assistancefully dependent
  22. (Shaving) makes skin rough; stimulates hair growth; re-growth is coarser and harder to remove
  23. (Shaving) removal of the beard or other body hair, as with a razor. Among the Jewish people, beards were common, especially in early times when the Hebrews lived as wandering shepherds. But the Egyptians shaved their faces closely and preferred short hair. ...
  24. (shaving) (1) As a finishing operation, the accurate removal of a thin layer of a work surface by straightline motion between a cutter and the surface. (2) Trimming parts such as stampings, forgings, and tubes to remove uneven sheared edges or to improve accuracy.
  25. The process of removing all arm, leg, and exposed torso hair, to decrease the "drag" or resistance of the body moving through the water. Used only by Seniors at very important (Championship) meets.