1. shaping

noun. ['ˈʃeɪpɪŋ'] any process serving to define the shape of something.


  • process
  • physical process


  • irreversible process
  • reversible process
  • decrease

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Rhymes with Shaping

  • scraping
  • escaping
  • draping
  • taping
  • raping
  • gaping

Sentences with shaping

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Sharpen the nib by scraping the inside with the knife and shaping the outside into a sharp point.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Do any other desired shaping at this time.

Quotes about shaping

1. The fact is, with every friendship you make, and every bond of trust you establish, you are shaping the image of America projected to the rest of the world. That is so important. So when you study abroad, you're actually helping to make America stronger.
- Michelle Obama

2. People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way.
- Ashly Lorenzana

3. I just love crafting and shaping sounds. Actually, many of the sounds that I work with start off as organic instruments - guitar, piano, clarinet, etc. But I do love the rigidity of electronic drums.
- Imogen Heap

2. shaping

noun. ['ˈʃeɪpɪŋ'] the act of fabricating something in a particular shape.


  • formation
  • turning
  • grooving
  • metalworking
  • forging
  • metalwork
  • filing
  • manufacturing
  • granulation
  • manufacture
  • fabrication


  • rear
  • truth
  • disassembly
  • evolution

3. shaping

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪpɪŋ'] forming or capable of forming or molding or fashioning.


  • constructive
  • formative


  • natural depression
  • natural elevation
  • finish