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Dictionary definition for: Rim

1. (n) the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object

2. (v) run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"

3. (n) (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended; "the ball hit the rim and bounced off"

4. (v) furnish with a rim; "rim a hat"

5. (n) the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached

6. (v) roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket"

7. (n) a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object

8. (n) the top edge of a vessel

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