Definition of Skiving

1. n. The act of paring or splitting leather or skins.



Definition of Skiving

1. Verb. (present participle of skive) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skiving

1. skive [v] - See also: skive

Medical Definition of Skiving

1. 1. The act of paring or splitting leather or skins. 2. A piece made in paring or splitting leather; specifically, the part from the inner, or flesh, side. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Skiving Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Skiving Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skiving

skittleball
skittled
skittles
skittling
skitty
skive
skived
skiver
skivered
skivering
skivers
skives
skivie
skivier
skiviest
skiving (current term)
skivings
skivvied
skivvies
skivvy
skivvying
skivy
skiwear
sklate
sklated
sklates
sklating
sklayre
sklayres
sklent

Literary usage of Skiving

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"Such is the department in which the counting, marking, and skiving of the pieces ... The entire department is sometimes called the skiving department, ..."

2. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"Such is the department in which the counting, marking, and skiving of the pieces ... The entire department is sometimes called the skiving department, ..."

3. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1916)
"Such is the department in which the counting, marking, and skiving of the pieces ... The entire department is sometimes called the skiving department, ..."

4. The Shoe Industry by Frederick James Allen (1922)
"This work is done by girls upon skiving machines. ... Positions in the skiving Department. The positions in the skiving department are, the Forewoman; ..."

5. Spons' Dictionary of Engineering, Civil, Mechanical, Military, and Naval by Edward Spon, Oliver Byrne (1870)
"Hill's machine for skiving boot and shoe counters is represented, Figs. 1039 to 1041. A lever A', turning horizontally, has its fulcrum upon the upper end ..."

6. Pneumatic Tires, Automobile, Truck, Airplane, Motorcycle, Bicycle: An by Henry Clemens Pearson (1922)
"... RELINER skiving MACHINE Much money can be saved in the repair shop by utilizing old tire casings for making ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Skiving

Search for Skiving on Dictionary.com!Search for Skiving on Thesaurus.com!Search for Skiving on Google!Search for Skiving on Wikipedia!

Search