Definition of Trimmer

1. Noun. A worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs. "Untouched by the pruner's axe"

Exact synonyms: Pruner
Generic synonyms: Worker
Derivative terms: Prune, Trim



2. Noun. A machine that trims timber.
Generic synonyms: Machine
Derivative terms: Trim

3. Noun. Capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments.

4. Noun. Joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc..
Exact synonyms: Trimmer Joist
Generic synonyms: Joist

Definition of Trimmer

1. n. One who trims, arranges, fits, or ornaments.

2. n. An apparatus used for piling the coal in gradually increasing piles made by building up at the point of the cone or top of the prism.

Definition of Trimmer

1. Adjective. (comparative of trim) ¹

2. Noun. A device used to trim. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) a member of the crew who trims the sails. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trimmer

1. one that trims [n -S] - See also: trims

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trimmer

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trimetozine
trimetre
trimetrexate
trimetric
trimetrical
trimetrogon
trimetrogons
trimillennial
trimillennials
trimipramine
trimix
trimly
trimmable
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trimmer (current term)
trimmer arch
trimmer joist
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trimming capacitor
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trimness
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trimodal
trimolecular
trimonthlies
trimonthly

Literary usage of Trimmer

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1. National Building Code by American Insurance Association, National Board of Fire Underwriters (1909)
"SECTION 64- trimmer Arches. All fireplaces and chimney breasts where mantels are TO support placed, whether intended for ordinary fireplace uses or hearths, ..."

2. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1832)
"By the late Mr. William Kirby trimmer. Communicated in a Letter from Mr. James R. trimmer to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. ..."

3. Mechanics' and Engineers' Pocketbook of Tables: Rules, and Formulas by Charles Haynes Haswell (1890)
"What should be breadth of a trimmer or carriage beam of Georgia pine. ... —Depth of trimmer beams is usually determined by depth of floor beams ; when not, ..."

4. Lumber, Its Manufacture and Distribution by Ralph Clement Bryant (1922)
"trimmer, n. A battery of cut-off saws, either suspended from above the ... See trimmer loader. trimmer leverman. One who operates the levers by means of ..."

5. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1860)
"Amongst the passengers was Mr. Samuel trimmer, an indigo planter, from Bengal, accompanied by his wife and two children—a boy and girl respectively—with a ..."

6. The Life of the Right Honourable Francis North, Baron of Guilford, Lord by Roger North (1808)
"At that the chancellor fired ; and A trimmer ! faid he; ... whereupon the mob flowed in, trimmer went out, and gave notice that he arid he was in extreme ..."

7. Ruling Cases by Irving Browne, Leonard Augustus Jones, James Tower Keen, John Melville Gould (1894)
"trimmer v. BAYNE. (CHANCERY, 1802.) RULE. WHERE a parent, or a person in loco parentis, ... trimmer v. Bayne. 7 Ves 508; 6 RR 173. John Bayne by his will, ..."

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