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Definition of Shredding

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act of tearing into small pieces; act of destroying documents with a shredding machine; process of being torn into small pieces
tear into small pieces; destroy documents with a shredding machine; be torn into small pieces
Shredding Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Shred
  
(n.)
The act of cutting or tearing into shreds.
  
(n.)
That which is cut or torn off; a piece.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
(synonym) scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge
(hypernym) small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
(derivation) tear up, rip up
2. a small piece of cloth or paper
(synonym) rag, tag, tag end, tatter
(hypernym) piece of cloth, piece of material
(hyponym) pine-tar rag
(derivation) tear up, rip up

Verb
1. tear into shreds
(synonym) tear up, rip up
(hypernym) tear, rupture, snap, bust
(hyponym) tease
(derivation) shredder
Shredding Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Shredding, shred, or shredder may refer to:
Equipment
  • Paper shredder
  • Scrap metal shredder
  • Woodchipper or tree shredder
  • Industrial shredder
  • Grater, a kitchen tool that can shred foods
  • Food processor, a small appliance that can shred
  • Garbage disposal unit, of kitchen sinks (or its grinding component particularly)
  • Musical instruments
  • Skiing
  • Snowboard

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