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trim·ming

 (trĭm′ĭng)
n.
1. The act of one that trims.
2. Something added as decoration or ornament, especially a band of lace or embroidery on clothing.
3. trimmings Accessories; extras: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
4. trimmings Scraps or material removed when something is trimmed.
5. Informal A sound defeat, beating, or punishment.

trimming

(ˈtrɪmɪŋ)
n
1. an extra piece used to decorate or complete
2. (plural) usual or traditional accompaniments: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
3. (plural) parts that are cut off
4. (plural) dialect ornaments; decorations: Christmas trimmings.
5. informal a reproof, beating, or defeat

trim•ming

(ˈtrɪm ɪŋ)

n.
1. anything used or serving to decorate or complete: the trimming on a uniform.
2. Usu., trimmings. an accompaniment or garnish to a main dish: roast turkey with all the trimmings.
3. trimmings, pieces cut off in trimming, clipping, paring, or pruning.
4. the act of a person or thing that trims.
5. a beating or thrashing.
6. a defeat: Our team took quite a trimming.
[1510–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trimming - the act of adding decorationtrimming - the act of adding decoration; "the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree"
decoration - the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
2.trimming - a decoration or adornment on a garmenttrimming - a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
adornment - a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
braiding, gold braid, braid - trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
miniver - trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur
rickrack, ricrac - a narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming
3.trimming - cutting down to the desired size or shapetrimming - cutting down to the desired size or shape
cutting off, cutting, cut - the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends; "the barber gave him a good cut"
pruning - the act of trimming a plant

trimming

noun
1. decoration, edging, border, piping, fringe, garnish, braid, frill, festoon, embellishment, adornment, ornamentation the lace trimming on her satin nightgown
plural noun
1. extras, accessories, garnish, ornaments, accompaniments, frills, trappings, paraphernalia, appurtenances a Thanksgiving dinner of turkey and all the trimmings
2. clippings, ends, cuttings, shavings, brash, parings Use any pastry trimmings to decorate the apples.

trimming

noun
2. Informal. The act of defeating or the condition of being defeated:
Informal: massacre, whipping.
Slang: dusting, licking.
3. Informal. A punishment dealt with blows or lashes:
Slang: licking.
Translations
زَرْكَشَة المَلابِسقُصاصَه ، حاشِيَه
lemováníodřezkyozdoba
=-besætningbesætningder er tilbagepynt
afklippaskraut, skreyting
lemovanie

trimming

[ˈtrɪmɪŋ] N
1. (= edging) → adorno m, guarnición f
2. trimmings
2.1. (= cuttings) → recortes mpl
2.2. (= extras, embellishments) turkey with all the trimmingspavo con su guarnición
without all the trimmingssin los adornos

trimming

[ˈtrɪmɪŋ]
n (= trim) (on clothing, curtains)ornements mpl trimmings
npl
(COOKERY) (= accompaniments) → accompagnement m, garniture f
a dinner of turkey and all the trimmings → un repas de dinde avec son accompagnement, un repas de dinde avec sa garniture
(fig) (= extras) with all the trimmings
They were married with all the trimmings → Ils se sont mariés en grande pompe.

trimming

n (on clothes) → Besatz m ? trimmings

trimming

[ˈtrɪmɪŋ] n (edging) → bordura trimmings npl (embellishments) → decorazioni fpl; (extras) → accessori mpl (Culin) → guarnizione f; (cuttings) → ritagli mpl
turkey with all the trimmings → tacchino con contorno e tutto il resto

trim

(trim) past tense, past participle trimmed verb
1. to cut the edges or ends of (something) in order to make it shorter and/or neat. He's trimming the hedge; She had her hair trimmed.
2. to decorate (a dress, hat etc, usually round the edges). She trimmed the sleeves with lace.
3. to arrange (the sails of a boat etc) suitably for the weather conditions.
noun
a haircut. She went to the hairdresser's for a trim.
adjective
neat and tidy. a trim appearance.
ˈtrimly adverb
ˈtrimness noun
ˈtrimming noun
1. something added as a decoration. lace trimming.
2. (usually in plural) a piece cut off; an end or edge.
in (good) trim
in good condition. Her figure's in good trim after all those exercises.
References in classic literature ?
She showed her how to make a pretty trimming of narrow white linen tape, by folding it in pointed shapes and sewing it down very flat with neat little stitches.
It's a thousand yards round that skirt, as well I know, having hemmed it; but I could sew pretty trimming on if it was from here to Milltown.
Punctually, as the shrill-toned bell of the black marble study clock began to chime nine, Sir Pitt made his appearance, fresh, neat, smugly shaved, with a waxy clean face, and stiff shirt collar, his scanty hair combed and oiled, trimming his nails as he descended the stairs majestically, in a starched cravat and a grey flannel dressing-gown--a real old English gentleman, in a word--a model of neatness and every propriety.
I know somewhere about what things are likely to be; but there's no trimming and squaring my affairs, as Chloe trims crust off her pies.
Up it came root and all, as though it were a stalk of corn, and the stranger walked back trimming it as quietly as though pulling up trees were the easiest thing in the world.
They are bound to think you are on your own, and their shears are all sharpened for the trimming of newcomers like you.
And there she stayed, and stooped, digging around the plants, trimming, picking dead, dry leaves.
GOAT HOOF TRIMMING IS a necessary part of keeping and raising goats.
This brings me to something I find to be little understood among even experienced pilots, but that has a significant impact on precision and the resulting performance when leveling off from climb into cruise: since you are trimming for an indicated air-speed, there will be a gradual but dynamic change in trim required to keep the airplane precisely on your desired altitude.
If you're trimming with natural wood, that splice will stick out like a sore thumb if you're not careful.
One thing I think is of particular interest to owners of low-deadrise (shallow vee) bayboats, skiffs and bassboats: Active Trim senses when you're making a turn, automatically trimming the engine down some to minimize prop blowout.
A robotic router trimming system has been designed by KMT Robotic Solutions specifically to trim acrylic bath tubs.