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Definition of brim noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the top edge of a cup, bowl, glass, etc. two wine glasses,filled to the brim (figurative) She felt suddenly alive and full to the brim with enthusiasm.
  2. 2the flat edge around the bottom of a hat that sticks out
  3. 3-brimmed (in adjectives) having the type of brim mentioned a wide-brimmed hat
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