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Dictionary Definition

rim

Noun

1 the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
2 (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended; "the ball hit the rim and bounced off"
3 the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
4 a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object [syn: flange]
5 the top edge of a vessel [syn: brim, lip]

Verb

1 run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
2 furnish with a rim; "rim a hat"
3 roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket" [also: rimming, rimmed]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

rima.

Pronunciation

/ɹɪm/

Noun

  1. An edge around something, especially when circular.

Translations

Verb

  1. to lick the anus of a partner as part of the sexual act.

Danish

Noun

rim

Old English

Etymology

From Germanic. Cognate with Old Frisian rīm, Old High German rīm.

Pronunciation

IPA: /ri:m/

Noun

(ġe)rīm rim
  1. a number
    Rim miclade monna mægþe geond middan-geard — Cædmon’s Metrical Paraphrase

Portuguese

Etymology

Latin ren

Noun

rim (plural: rins)

Swedish

Noun

  1. rhyme

See also

Noun

rim

See also

Extensive Definition

Rim may refer to:
RIM may stand for:

See also

rim in German: RIM
rim in Esperanto: RIM
rim in French: RIM
rim in Italian: RIM
rim in Kölsch: RIM (Watt ėßß datt?)
rim in Slovenian: RIM
rim in Swedish: RIM

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adjoin, balloon tire, bank, befringe, belted bias tire, belted radial tire, bias tire, bind, board, border, bordure, bound, brim, brink, brow, coast, edge, enframe, featheredge, felly, flange, frame, fringe, hem, labellum, labium, labrum, lap, ledge, limb, limbus, line, lip, list, march, marge, margin, marginate, nonskid tire, outline, perimeter, periphery, pneumatic tire, purfle, purl, radial tire, ragged edge, retread, retreaded tire, safety tire, selvage, set off, shore, side, sideline, skirt, snow tire, studded tire, tire, trim, tubeless tire, verge, white sidewall tire, winter tire
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