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trimming

[′trim·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
Removing irregular edges from a drawn part, or parting-line flash from a forging, or gates, risers, and fins from a casting.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

trimming

Trimming rafters, or trimmers and trimming joists which form an opening.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

trimming

i. The process of using trim tabs to balance out-of-trim forces in flight.
ii. The process of using a trim curve to check the rated output of an engine. It involves operating the engine near takeoff power and obtaining readings of the turbine gas temperature in accordance with the engine trim chart.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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Fiskars Snips are the only tool I use for hoof trimming. Other goat keepers use a variety of tools including a brush to clean off the hoof, a horse hoof knife for picking out debris, a utility knife for smoothing ragged edges, and a hoof rasp for tough hooves.
"If we were to pull out our robotic trimming stations and go back to handheld trimming, there's no question trimming would immediately become the bottleneck in our factory.
We also tested intact beak birds as a control condition and birds that had been beak trimmed at 10 weeks of age using a hot-blade as a positive control; behavioural and neurological evidence (Megret et al., 1996; Gentle et al., 1997) indicates that birds trimmed at 10 weeks of age are likely to experience pain in the two weeks following trimming.
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The Spin Trim, as well as providing exceptionally quick pay back, is said to eliminate the safety risk and labor time experienced with a manual trimming process, according to the company.
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But before committing major capital to more grinding equipment, eliminating the root causes for finishing operations (such as trimming parting line fins, removal of risers and gating, and grinding core prints) is critical.