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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.