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shim

shim

 
pronunciation:
shIm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a thin wedge or slip of wood, metal, or other material inserted to level something, or to make parts, as of a door frame or machine, fit better.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: shimmed, shimming, shims
definition: to level or otherwise adjust by inserting a shim.