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Rim meaning

rim - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. roll around the rim of; " the ball rimmed the basket"
  2. 2. furnish with a rim; " rim a hat"
  3. 3. run around the rim of; " Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
  4. 4. The lower part of the abdomen.
  5. 5. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin.
  6. 6. To furnish with a rim; to border.
  7. 7. A raised margin; border.
  8. 8. To put a rim to.

rim - examples of usage

  1. On my return, I found that he had on several occasions attacked his rider, when dismounted, with his fore- feet, and had once carried off the rim of his hat. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Now she saw him against the rim of the sky as he went over the brow of the hill, where Jeffrey and she had stopped yesterday. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. They rode through forests together, they galloped by the rim of the sea. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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