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rim

 (rĭm)
n.
1.
a. The upper or outer edge of an object, especially when curved or circular. See Synonyms at border.
b. The upper edge of a steep slope; a cliff or brink: the rim of a canyon.
2.
a. The circular outer part of a wheel, furthest from the axle.
b. A circular metal structure around which a wheel tire is fitted.
tr.v. rimmed, rim·ming, rims
1. To furnish with a rim.
2. Sports To roll around the rim of (a basket or golf cup, for example) without falling in.
3. Vulgar Slang To perform anilingus on.

[Middle English, from Old English rima.]

rim

(rɪm)
n
1. the raised edge of an object, esp of something more or less circular such as a cup or crater
2. (Automotive Engineering) the peripheral part of a wheel, to which the tyre is attached
3. (Basketball) basketball the hoop from which the net is suspended
vb (tr) , rims, rimming or rimmed
4. to put a rim on (a pot, cup, wheel, etc)
5. slang to lick, kiss, or suck the anus of (one's sexual partner)
6. (General Sporting Terms) ball games (of a ball) to run around the edge of (a hole, basket, etc)
[Old English rima; related to Old Saxon rimi, Old Norse rimi ridge]

RIM

abbreviation for
(Automotive Engineering) Mauritania (international car registration)
[From République Islamique de Mauritanie]

rim

(rɪm)

n., v. rimmed, rim•ming. n.
1. the outer, often circular edge or border of something.
2. the outer circle of a wheel, attached to the hub by spokes.
3. a circular strip of metal forming the connection between an automobile wheel and tire.
4. a drive wheel or flywheel, as on a spinning mule.
v.t.
5. to furnish with a rim.
6. to roll around the edge of but not go in: a basketball rimming the basket.
[before 1150; Old English -rima (in compounds); c. Old Norse rimi raised strip of land]

rim


Past participle: rimmed
Gerund: rimming

Imperative
rim
rim
Present
I rim
you rim
he/she/it rims
we rim
you rim
they rim
Preterite
I rimmed
you rimmed
he/she/it rimmed
we rimmed
you rimmed
they rimmed
Present Continuous
I am rimming
you are rimming
he/she/it is rimming
we are rimming
you are rimming
they are rimming
Present Perfect
I have rimmed
you have rimmed
he/she/it has rimmed
we have rimmed
you have rimmed
they have rimmed
Past Continuous
I was rimming
you were rimming
he/she/it was rimming
we were rimming
you were rimming
they were rimming
Past Perfect
I had rimmed
you had rimmed
he/she/it had rimmed
we had rimmed
you had rimmed
they had rimmed
Future
I will rim
you will rim
he/she/it will rim
we will rim
you will rim
they will rim
Future Perfect
I will have rimmed
you will have rimmed
he/she/it will have rimmed
we will have rimmed
you will have rimmed
they will have rimmed
Future Continuous
I will be rimming
you will be rimming
he/she/it will be rimming
we will be rimming
you will be rimming
they will be rimming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been rimming
you have been rimming
he/she/it has been rimming
we have been rimming
you have been rimming
they have been rimming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been rimming
you will have been rimming
he/she/it will have been rimming
we will have been rimming
you will have been rimming
they will have been rimming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been rimming
you had been rimming
he/she/it had been rimming
we had been rimming
you had been rimming
they had been rimming
Conditional
I would rim
you would rim
he/she/it would rim
we would rim
you would rim
they would rim
Past Conditional
I would have rimmed
you would have rimmed
he/she/it would have rimmed
we would have rimmed
you would have rimmed
they would have rimmed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rim - the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular objectrim - the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
round shape - a shape that is curved and without sharp angles
bound, boundary, edge - a line determining the limits of an area
2.rim - (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended; "the ball hit the rim and bounced off"
basketball, basketball game, hoops - a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
3.rim - the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
felloe, felly - rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted
hoop, ring - a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling; "there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"
wheel - a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
4.rim - a projection used for strength or for attaching to another objectrim - a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
5.rim - the top edge of a vessel or other container
shoe collar, collar - the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
edge - a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
vessel - an object used as a container (especially for liquids)
Verb1.rim - run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
beard - go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights"
line, run along - be in line with; form a line along; "trees line the riverbank"
2.rim - furnish with a rim; "rim a hat"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
3.rim - roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket"
roll, turn over - move by turning over or rotating; "The child rolled down the hill"; "turn over on your left side"

rim

noun
1. edge, lip, brim, flange She looked at him over the rim of her glass.
2. border, edge, trim, circumference a round mirror with white metal rim
3. margin, border, bound, boundary, verge, brink, perimeter, periphery, extremity round the eastern rim of the Mediterranean

rim

noun
A fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary:
Chiefly Military: perimeter.
verb
To put or form a border on:
Translations
حَافَّةحافَّه، إطار
okrajobroučka
kant=-kant
reuna
rub
brún, barmur
테두리
be rėmeliųsu... apvadusu... rėmeliu
ietvarsmalastīpa
rob
kant
ขอบ
vành

rim

[rɪm] N [of cup etc] → borde m; [of wheel] → llanta f; [of spectacles] → montura f; [of dirt etc] → cerco m
the rim of the sunel borde del sol

rim

[ˈrɪm] n
[cup, glass] → bord m
[canyon, valley] → sommet m
[glasses] → monture f
glasses with wire rims → des lunettes avec une monture métallique
[wheel] → jante f

rim

n (of cup, bowl)Rand m; (of hat also)Krempe f; (of spectacles also)Fassung f; (of wheel)Felge f, → Radkranz m

rim

[rɪm] n (of cup) → orlo; (of wheel) → cerchione m; (of spectacles) → montatura

rim

(rim) noun
an edge or border. the rim of a wheel; the rim of a cup.
ˈrimless adjective
without a rim. rimless spectacles.
rimmed adjective
horn-rimmed spectacles; Her eyes were red-rimmed from crying.

rim

حَافَّة okraj kant Rand ζάντα borde reuna bord rub bordo 테두리 rand kant obręcz borda обод kant ขอบ ağız vành 边缘
References in classic literature ?
From north to southeast, the mountain rim curved in the brightness of the sun, while Saxon and Billy were already in the shadow of evening.
She dips her rim, She sinks, she founders in the mist; and still The stream flows on, and to the insatiate sea Hurries her white-wave flocks innumerable In never-ending tale.
An opiate vapour, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top.
This was a fountain, set round with a rim of old mossy stones, and paved, in its bed, with what appeared to be a sort of mosaic-work of variously colored pebbles.
I came upon him quite suddenly, and no less unexpectedly, upon the rim of the great Sahara Desert.
At a quarter before twelve, where a wide bend of the river gave a long vista south, the sun showed its upper rim above the sky-line.
Now bees, as may be clearly seen by examining the edge of a growing comb, do make a rough, circumferential wall or rim all round the comb; and they gnaw into this from the opposite sides, always working circularly as they deepen each cell.
The rim of black spread slowly into the sun's disk, my heart beat higher and higher, and still the assemblage and the priest stared into the sky, motionless.
The ship's bell was ringing for us; a guitar in the background burlesqued the Wedding March under skinny fingers; the air was poisoned by a million cigarettes, they raised a pall of smoke above the mastheads, they set fire to the ship; smoke and flame covered the sea from rim to rim, smoke and flame filled the universe; the sea dried up, and I was left lying in its bed, lying in my coffin, with red-hot teeth, because the sun blazed right above them, and my withered lips were drawn back from them for ever.
Yonder, by the ever-brimming goblet's rim, the warm waves blush like wine.
When on the first day he got up early, went out of the shed at dawn, and saw the cupolas and crosses of the New Convent of the Virgin still dark at first, the hoarfrost on the dusty grass, the Sparrow Hills, and the wooded banks above the winding river vanishing in the purple distance, when he felt the contact of the fresh air and heard the noise of the crows flying from Moscow across the field, and when afterwards light gleamed from the east and the sun's rim appeared solemnly from behind a cloud, and the cupolas and crosses, the hoarfrost, the distance and the river, all began to sparkle in the glad light- Pierre felt a new joy and strength in life such as he had never before known.
When at last he roused himself from his abstraction the sun's rim was visible above the hills, but in the new conditions he found no other light than that of day; his understanding was involved as darkly in doubt as before.