HyperDic: trimming

English > 3 senses of the word trimming:
NOUNacttrimmingthe act of adding decoration
artifacttrimming, trim, passementeriea decoration or adornment on a garment
acttrimming, trim, clippingcutting down to the desired size or shape
trimming > pronunciation
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English > trimming: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of adding decoration.
Example"the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree"
BroaderdecorationThe act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
English > trimming: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA decoration or adornment on a garment.
Example"the trimming on a hat"
Synonymstrim, passementerie
Narrowerbraid, gold braid, braidingtrimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
minivertrimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur
rickrack, ricracA narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming
BroaderadornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
Catalanpassamà, passamaneria
Verbstrimdecorate, as with ornaments
English > trimming: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaningcutting down to the desired size or shape.
Synonymstrim, clipping
NarrowerpruningThe act of trimming a plant
Broadercut, cutting, cutting offThe act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
Verbstrimcut closely
trimcultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

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