Shaving is the method of removing the hair by using a razor or bladed implement. Shaving is mostly practiced by men to remove their facial hair and by women to remove their leg and underarm hair.
Trimming means cutting small pieces of something to remove them.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||A thin strip cut off a surface||Small pieces trimmed off something|
|Synonyms||Skim, shear, shred, cut down and pare||Frill, decoration, edging, garnish and extras|
|Antonyms||Sew, mend, cover||Extending, increasing, achievement, success and victory|
|History||Around 3000 BC when copper tools were developed, copper razors were invented. Alexander the Great strongly promoted shaving during his reign in the 4th century BC because he believed it looked tidier.||During the First world war, women around the world started to shift to short hairstyles that were easier to manage. In 1920s women started for the first time to bob, shingle, and crop their hair often covering it with small-hugging cloche hats.|
|Word origin||It was originated from Old English sc(e)afan ‘scrape away the surface of (something) by paring’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schaven and German schaben.||It was originated from Old English trymman, trymian ‘make firm, arrange’, of which the adjective appears to be a derivative.|
|Performed||Shaving is done with blade.||Trimming is done with scissors.|
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