Definition of Shimmed

1. Verb. (past of shim) ¹



2. Adjective. Fitted with shims ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shimmed

1. shim [v] - See also: shim

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shimmed

shilly and shally
shillyshally
shillyshallying
shiloh
shilpit
shily
shimaal
shimaals
shimadas
shimamushi disease
shime-waza
shimekomi
shimiyana
shimmed (current term)
shimmer
shimmered
shimmeriness
shimmering
shimmeringly
shimmers
shimmery
shimmey
shimmeys
shimmied
shimmies
shimming
shimmy
shimmy-shammy

Literary usage of Shimmed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"... or as long as the tie if both rails have to be shimmed. Upon this plank should be placed shims to bring the rail to the required level, ..."

2. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1904)
"Pockets of clay or other soggy earth under the track are a source of heaving action, and when such places are dug out and filled with All shimmed track, ..."

3. Notes on Track: Construction and Maintenance by Walter Mason Camp (1904)
"The tool is also convenient for removing spike stubs from under the slots in splice bars and in the bases of switch stands, and at frogs, etc., All shimmed ..."

4. Winter Track Work by Edward Rowland Lewis (1917)
"These high spots must be shimmed. The track usually heaves in spots all ... High-shimmed track is dangerous, for spikes don't reach far into the tie and ..."

5. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1907)
"plank should first be spiked to the tie by boat- spikes, the plank being about two feet long, or as long as the tie if both rails have to be shimmed. ..."

6. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1897)
"1o 3-in. plank should first be spiked to the tie by boat spikes, the plauk being about 2 ft. long, or as long as the tie if both rails have to be shimmed. ..."

7. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1897)
"... 3-in. plank should first be spiked to the tie by boat spikes, the plank being about 2 ft. long, or as long as the tie if both rails have to be shimmed. ..."

8. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1901)
"Spiking should he attended to as fast as the shimming is put in, and if a whole rail length is to be shimmed, the joint, center and quarter ties should ..."

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