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To fit one or more shims to a piece of machinery
A small library that transparently intercepts and modifies calls to an API, usually for compatibility purposes
A small metal device used to pick open a lock
A kind of shallow plow used in tillage to break the ground and clear it of weeds
A wedge
A thin piece of material, sometimes tapered, used for alignment or support
a person characterised by both male and female traits, or by ambiguous male-female traits, also called a he-she; transsexual

We call him shim— short for 'she-him.'.

To adjust something by using shims
To fill in, level, or adjust by using shims or a shim
a thin plate inserted between two elements to fix their relative position and to transmit bearing stress
{i} thin wedge of wood or metal placed into empty spaces to provide support or balance
A piece of steel used to level base plates or square beams
A piece of thin metal used between two parts to adjust the fit
A thin piece of material inserted between the machine feet and the baseplate used to produce precise vertical adjustments to the machine centerline Shims are normally made of stainless steel, mild steel, or plastic Shims come in various thicknesses from 1 mil to 125 mils
A software component inserted at a well known interface between two other software components "Shim" versions of IPSEC are often implemented at the device driver interface, below the host's TCP/IP network protocol stack
A shim is a ¼" spacing block that is used to extend a regular bracket in toward the room to allow a blind to fall without obstruction Up to 3 shims may be used on each bracket
A piece of steel used to level a joist seat It can be a bent plate, flat plate or rod
A kind of shallow plow used in tillage to break the ground, and clear it of weeds
a thin wedge of material (wood or metal or stone) for driving into crevices
A thin strip of wood, sometimes wedge-shaped, for leveling wood members, especially door frames
A thin piece of metal placed between two parts to make a fit
a wedge or washer inserted into gaps in machinery to help with fitting or alignment
A spacer (usually a wood wedge) placed between a frame and the wall structure to hold the frame in position
A thin piece of material placed between two surfaces to obtain a proper fit, adjustment, or alignment The piece can also be analyzed to measure furnace carbon potential (that is, because while in the furnace it will quickly carburize to a level equal to the furnace carbon potential)
A shim is a thin piece of metal or plastic used the separate the sections of molds or carriers as they are made
Thin tapered pieces of material such as a shingle Used for leveling timbers
A thin strip of wood, sometimes wedge-shaped, for plumbing or leveling wood members Especially helpful when setting door and window frames
A thin piece of material used between two surfaces to obtain a proper fit, adjustment, or alignment, or to level a machine
A wedge or strip of wood used to level and square a window or door in the rough opening
Thin tapered piece of wood used for leveling or tightening a stair or other building element
A thin, often tapered, piece of material, such as metal, used to fill in space between things for support, adjustment, or leveling
Small blocks of composition, neoprene, etc , placed under bottom edge of lite or panel to prevent its settling down onto the bottom rabbet or channel after setting, thus distorting the sealant
A thin piece used to fill a space or move a surface by incremental amounts
wedges, usually about 2" wide used to position the window into the opening and ensure it is level, square and plumb
plural of shim
a thin, wedge-shaped piece of material used behind

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    /ˈsʜəm/ /ˈʃɪm/


    [ 'shim ] (noun.) 1860. Unknown; from Kent.“” in the Online Etymology Dictionary, Douglas Harper, 2001“” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online. Originally a piece of iron attached to a plow; sense of “thin piece of wood” from 1723, sense of “thin piece of material used for alignment or support” from 1860.

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