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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
The act of cutting or tearing into shreds.
That which is cut or torn off; a piece.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
WordNet 2.0

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

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:
  • 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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