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See definition of shim on Dictionary.com
  • as inwedge
  • as infilling
  • as infilling/filler

synonyms for shim

  • chunk
  • block
  • chock
  • cleat
  • cotter
  • cusp
  • keystone
  • lump
  • prong
  • quoin
  • spire
  • taper
  • cartridge
  • center
  • content
  • contents
  • cylinder
  • dressing
  • fill
  • guts
  • inlay
  • innards
  • inside
  • layer
  • mixture
  • pack
  • packing
  • pad
  • padding
  • stuffing
  • wad
  • bushing
  • capacity batting
  • impletion
  • liner
  • refill
  • replenishment
  • wadding
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antonyms for shim

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  • whole
  • exteriority
  • outside
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How to use shim in a sentence

The men on the wrench then back off and the horseshoe shim supports the weight of the machine.
STEAM TURBINESHUBERT E. COLLINS
A thin steel shim could then be inserted to make the necessary correction (fig. 5).
ELEVATOR SYSTEMS OF THE EIFFEL TOWER, 1889ROBERT M. VOGEL
I knowed some pore white trash; our oberseer wuz one, an' de shim shams wuz also nigh 'bout also.
SLAVE NARRATIVES: A FOLK HISTORY OF SLAVERY IN THE UNITED STATESVARIOUS
No, the big elevation rudder was still in place, but it seemed to have no effect on the shim.
TOM SWIFT AND HIS AIRSHIPVICTOR APPLETON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SHIM

  • bushings
  • capacity battings
  • cartridges
  • centers
  • contents
  • contents
  • cylinders
  • dressings
  • fill
  • guts
  • impletions
  • inlays
  • innards
  • insides
  • layers
  • liners
  • mixtures
  • packings
  • packs
  • paddings
  • pads
  • refills
  • replenishment
  • shims
  • stuffing
  • waddings
  • wads
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.