HyperDic: rim

English > 8 senses of the word rim:
NOUNshaperimthe shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
artifactrim(basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
artifactrimthe outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
artifactrim, flangea projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
artifactrim, brim, lipthe top edge of a vessel or other container
VERBstativerimrun around the rim of
possessionrimfurnish with a rim
motionrimroll around the rim of
rim > pronunciation
Soundsrih'm
Rhymesacronym ... whim: 31 rhymes with ihm...
English > rim: 8 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningThe shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.
Broaderboundary, edge, boundA line determining the limits of an area
round shapeA shape that is curved and without sharp angles
Spanishborde, llanta
Verbsrimfurnish with a rim
English > rim: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended.
Example"the ball hit the rim and bounced off"
Categorybasketball, basketball game, hoopsA game / game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
Broaderhoop, ringA rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
English > rim: 8 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningThe outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached.
Part ofwheelA simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
Narrowerfelloe, fellyrim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted
Broaderhoop, ringA rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
Spanishllanta
Catalanllanda, llanta
English > rim: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA projection used for strength or for attaching to another object.
Synonymflange
BroaderprojectionAny structure that branches out from a central support
Spanishbrida, golilla, oreja, patín, pestaña, reborde
Catalanbrida, cantell, maniguet, petanya, vora, vorell
English > rim: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningThe top edge of a vessel or other container.
Synonymsbrim, lip
Part ofvesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Narrowercollar, shoe collarThe stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot
BroaderedgeA sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object
Spanishborde, lado
Catalancanto, costat, vora
English > rim: 8 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningRun around the rim of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
Narrowerbeardgo along the rim, like a beard / beard around the chin
Broaderline, run alongBe in line with
Spanishbordear
Catalanbordejar, encerclar, envoltar
English > rim: 8 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningFurnish with a rim.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rim a hat"
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishribetear
Nounsrimthe shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
English > rim: 8 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningroll around the rim of.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"the ball rimmed the basket"
Broaderroll, turn overMove by turning over or rotating

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