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(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.



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.

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I'm not sure exactly when my feelings towards you changed but I think it was around about the time I saw you dry shaving your chest hair and when I realised that our breasts had more in common than we had.
The advantage with Advantage is its built-in lotion dispenser, which Westerhof said provides a "very fresh feeling," rarely associated with dry shaving. The Spectra, which has received an extra boost as a supporting character and "James Bond's razor of choice" in the latest 007 caper, "Die Another Day," offers nine different comfort settings, promising a truly personalized shave.
It features three convenient, twist on/off heads for high performance wet or dry shaving and trimming as well as an 8,500-revolutions-per-minute power handle.
The product features an 8,500-rpm power handle and three convenient twist-on/off heads for high-performance wet or dry shaving and trimming.
The floor of the hutch should have a generous cover of clean, dry shavings and a warm bed of hay or shredded paper is required.