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shaving

[′shāv·iŋ]
(engineering acoustics)
Removing material from the surface of a disk recording medium to obtain a new recording surface.
(mechanical engineering)
Cutting off a thin layer from the surface of a workpiece.
Trimming uneven edges from stampings, forgings, and tubing.

Shaving

 

in gear cutting, the finishing of untempered teeth on gear wheels by cutting thin chips with a shaver. Gear shaving is carried out on gear-shaving machines. It produces surfaces with an accuracy up to class 6 and a surface roughness up to class 8.