Shimmed



noun
1.
a thin slip or wedge of metal, wood, etc., for driving into crevices, as between machine parts to compensate for wear, or beneath bedplates, large stones, etc., to level them.
verb (used with object), shimmed, shimming.
2.
to fill out or bring to a level by inserting a shim or shims.
noun
1.
a thin packing strip or washer often used with a number of similar washers or strips to adjust a clearance for gears, etc
2.
(physics) a thin strip of magnetic material, such as soft iron, used to adjust a magnetic field
verb shims, shimming, shimmed
3.
(transitive) to modify a load, clearance, or magnetic field by the use of shims
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