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  Definition of Rim
  1. the top edge of a vessel
  2. a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
  3. the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
  4. (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended; "the ball hit the rim and bounced off"
  5. the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  6. roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket"
  7. furnish with a rim; "rim a hat"
  8. run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
Similar Words: brim, lip, flange

 

Hyponyms: felloe, felly, beard

 

Part Meronyms: vessel, wheel

 

Derivational Morphology: brim

 

Anagrams: MRI

 

 
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