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Definition of rim noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    rim

     noun
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    NAmE//rɪm//
     
     
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  1. 1the edge of something in the shape of a circle He looked at them over the rim of his glass. The rims of her eyes were red from crying. glasses with gold rims
  2. 2the metal edge of a wheel onto which the tire is fastened
  3. 3 -rimmed adjective having a particular type of rim gold-rimmed glasses red-rimmed eyes (= for example, from crying) see also horn-rimmed
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