AskDefine | Define paring

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1 a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something [syn: sliver, shaving]
2 (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel; "she could peel an apple with a single long paring"

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  1. present participle of pare

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