Rim



noun
1.
the outer edge, border, margin, or brink of something, especially of a circular object.
2.
any edge, margin, or frame added to or around a central object or area.
3.
the outer circle of a wheel, attached to the hub by spokes.
4.
a circular strip of metal forming the connection between an automobile wheel and tire, either permanently attached to or removable from the wheel.
5.
a drive wheel or flywheel, as on a spinning mule.
6.
Basketball. the metal ring from which the net is suspended to form the basket.
7.
Journalism. the outer edge of a usually U -shaped copy desk, occupied by the copyreaders.
Compare slot1 (def 5b).
8.
Metallurgy. (in an ingot) an outer layer of metal having a composition different from that of the center.
verb (used with object), rimmed, rimming.
9.
to furnish with a rim, border, or margin.
10.
(of a golf ball or putt) to roll around the edge of (a hole) but not go in.
11.
Basketball. (of a basketball) to roll around (the rim of the basket) and not go in.
12.
to coat or encrust the rim of (a glass):
Rim each cocktail glass with salt.
noun
1.
the raised edge of an object, esp of something more or less circular such as a cup or crater
2.
the peripheral part of a wheel, to which the tyre is attached
3.
(basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
verb (transitive) rims, rimming, 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.
(ball games) (of a ball) to run around the edge of (a hole, basket, etc)
abbreviation
1.
Mauritania (international car registration)

rim (rĭm)
n.
The border, edge, or margin of an organ or a part.
rim
RIM
Mauritania (international vehicle ID)

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