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paring

[ pair-ing ]
/ ˈpɛər ɪŋ /
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noun

the act of a person or thing that pares.
a piece or part pared off: apple parings.

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Origin of paring

1350–1400; Middle English (gerund); see pare, -ing1
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paring
/ (ˈpɛərɪŋ) /

noun

(often plural) something pared or cut off
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