1. A long, narrow piece cut or torn off; a strip.
  2. In general, a fragment; a piece; a particle; a very small amount.
    There isn't a shred of evidence to support his claims.


  1. To cut or tear into narrow and long pieces or strips.
  2. To lop; to prune; to trim.
  3. To ride aggressively.
  4. To drop fat and water weight before a competition.
  5. To play very fast (especially guitar solos in rock and metal genres).

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