Skiving
Skiving Ski"ving, n. 1. The act of paring or splitting leather or skins. [1913 Webster]

2. A piece made in paring or splitting leather; specifically, the part from the inner, or flesh, side. [1913 Webster]


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  • Skiving — Skiving. См. Фасонная тангенциальная отделка. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • skiving — skive UK US /skaɪv/ verb [I] (also skive off) UK INFORMAL WORKPLACE ► to do something else when you should be working: » We realized that we could skive without the management noticing. »He was always skiving off and going to the cinema. skiver… …   Financial and business terms

  • skiving — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary the art of not doing any work, ie First Foot subscribers …   English dialects glossary

  • skiving — a continuous machining using a form tool that cuts a trough in the surface of base metal strip stock into which the cladding metal is inlayed and subsequently bonded …   Mechanics glossary

  • skiving — skaɪv v. slice or cut off in thin layers, shave, pare …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skiving — skīˈving noun • • • Main Entry: ↑skive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skiving machine — Skiving or scarfing machines cut material off moving strips, usually metal, but also leather or laminates, to leave a desired edge shape or cross section. The process is used instead of rolling the material to shape when the material must not be… …   Wikipedia

  • skiving (off) — Noun. Neglecting one s duties or work …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • skiving (off) — Noun. Neglecting one s duties or work …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Deep Sea Skiving — Studio album by Bananarama Released Jan 28 1983 …   Wikipedia

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