Antonyms
Etymology

1. shim

noun. ['ˈʃɪm'] a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices.

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • him (English)
  • she (English)
  • sche (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Example sentences of the word shim


1. Noun, singular or mass
Slide the shim or clip into the grooves on the metal track in the head rail on the blind.

2. Verb, past tense
Go inside your pole barn, and shim the inside edge of the window.

3. Verb, base form
If that doesn’t work, shim the hinge side.

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