Definition of Rim

1. Noun. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.

Generic synonyms: Round Shape, Bound, Boundary, Edge

2. Verb. Run around the rim of. "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
Specialized synonyms: Beard
Generic synonyms: Line, Run Along

3. Noun. (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended. "The ball hit the rim and bounced off"
Category relationships: Basketball, Basketball Game, Hoops
Generic synonyms: Hoop, Ring

4. Verb. Furnish with a rim. "Rim a hat"
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

5. Noun. The outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached.
Specialized synonyms: Felloe, Felly
Generic synonyms: Hoop, Ring
Group relationships: Wheel

6. Verb. Roll around the rim of. "The ball rimmed the basket"
Generic synonyms: Roll, Turn Over

7. Noun. A projection used for strength or for attaching to another object.
Exact synonyms: Flange
Generic synonyms: Projection

8. Noun. The top edge of a vessel or other container.
Exact synonyms: Brim, Lip
Specialized synonyms: Collar, Shoe Collar
Generic synonyms: Edge
Group relationships: Vessel
Derivative terms: Brim

Definition of Rim

1. n. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin.

2. v. t. To furnish with a rim; to border.

Definition of Rim

1. Noun. An edge around something, especially when circular. ¹

2. Noun. (automotive) wheel rim ¹

3. Verb. To form a rim on. ¹

4. Verb. To follow the contours, possibly creating a circuit ¹

5. Verb. (context: of a ball) To roll around a rim. ¹

6. Verb. (slang) to lick the anus of a partner as part of the sexual act. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rim

1. to provide with a rim (an outer edge) [v RIMMED, RIMMING, RIMS]

Medical Definition of Rim

1. 1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin. 2. The lower part of the abdomen. Arch rim See Cartridge. Rim lock. See Lock. Origin: As. Rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. Rhim, rhimp, a rim, edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. Rind. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rim

rilievo
riling
rill
rill erosion
rille
rilled
rilles
rillet
rillets
rillettes
rilling
rillmark
rillmarks
rills
riluzole
rim-jobs
rim blight
rim job
rim lock
rim shot
rim shots
rima
rima glottidis
rima oris
rima palpebrarum
rima respiratoria
rima vestibuli

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