Definition of shim noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ʃɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ʃɪm//
(North American English)
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a thin piece of wood, rubber, metal, etc. which is thicker at one end than the other, that you use to fill a space between two things that do not fit well together
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shim