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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