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A method of wood turning in which the piece is trimmed or reduced in size by cutting or shaving thin sections from the surface.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Trimming or reducing in size or thickness, by cutting or shaving of small portions from the surface or extremity.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.