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shaping

[′shāp·iŋ]
(electromagnetism)
The adjustment of a plan-position-indicator pattern set up by a rotating magnetic field.
(mechanical engineering)
A machining process in which a reciprocating single-point tool moves over the work in straight, parallel lines to produce a flat surface.

shaping

(psychology)
Therapeutic reinforcement of those responses that increasingly approximate sought-after behaviors.
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rotational moments and screw "throw effect" caused by screw revolutions are eliminated by the preform banking and pressure relief area behind the final shaping die; and
The more important shaping methods are calendering, extrusion and molding.