Originally Posted by jscris
to cut off the outer coating, layer, or part of.
to remove (an outer coating, layer, or part) by cutting (often followed by off or away ).
to reduce or remove by or as by cutting; diminish or decrease gradually (often followed by down ): to pare down one's expenses.
So in this case, yes, a bit of the plastic. Shaving also is appropriate.
Thanks, I was not sure if that was something else. Any chance you could post a pic of what that looks like once it's pared/shaved off? Is it visible with the kindle inside that you cut some of the case off?