verb (used with object), shimmed, shim·ming.
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And the roster is topped off with fan favorites like Meleana Shim and Jessica McDonald.Portland Is Ground Zero for the Best Women’s Soccer in the World|Evelyn Shoop|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The men on the wrench then back off and the horseshoe shim supports the weight of the machine.Steam Turbines|Hubert E. Collins
A thin steel shim could then be inserted to make the necessary correction (fig. 5).Elevator Systems of the Eiffel Tower, 1889|Robert M. Vogel
I knowed some pore white trash; our oberseer wuz one, an' de shim shams wuz also nigh 'bout also.
No, the big elevation rudder was still in place, but it seemed to have no effect on the shim.Tom Swift and his Airship|Victor Appleton