HyperDic: trimmer

English > 4 senses of the word trimmer:
NOUNperson trimmer, prunera worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
artifacttrimmera machine that trims timber
artifacttrimmer, trimming capacitorcapacitor having variable capacitance
artifacttrimmer, trimmer joistjoist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
trimmer > pronunciation
Soundstrih'mer
RhymesAmor ... Zimmer: 100 rhymes with mer...
English > trimmer: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs.
Synonympruner
BroaderworkerA person who works at a specific occupation
Verbstrimcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
English > trimmer: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA machine that trims timber.
BroadermachineAny mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
Spanishrecortador
Verbstrimremove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
English > trimmer: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningcapacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments.
Synonymtrimming capacitor
Broadercapacitor, capacitance, condenser, electrical condenserAn electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
English > trimmer: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningjoist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc..
Synonymtrimmer joist
Broaderjoistbeam used to support floors or roofs

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