skive

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v skive remove the surface of "skive leather"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Skive The iron lap used by diamond polishers in finishing the facets of the gem.
    • v. t Skive To pare or shave off the rough or thick parts of (hides or leather).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n skive In gem-cutting, same as diamond-wheel .
    • skive In leather manufacturing and lapidary-work, to shave, scarf, or pare off; grind away (superfluous substance).
    • skive To turn up the eyes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Skive to cut, pare off
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Icel. skīfa, a shaving, slice, E. shive, sheave,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From root of shive, shiver.

Usage

In literature:

I came here with Skive's Dramatic Company.
"The Lady From The Sea" by Henrik Ibsen
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In news:

Benny Feilhaber scored a rare hat trick for an American in a European club match, helping AGF Aarhus defeat Skive 6-3 in overtime Wednesday in the fourth round of the Danish Cup.
Skiving machine SPF4 features semi-automatic cycle with internal/external skiving and fittings for pre-assembly.
And includes an adjustable skiving mandrel with forward speed and strength.
Machines engineered specifically to perform skiving and roller burnishing operations deliver precise roundness tolerances and quality surface finishes.
Combining Skiving and Burnishing for Cylinder Bores.
Combination skiving/roller burnishing tools to produce geometrically round holes with quality surface finishes for hydraulic cylinders .
No-skive, two-wire braided hose is rated for pressures to 5800 psi (40 MPa).
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