Definition of rim verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rim

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rim
BrE BrE//rɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪm//
 
he / she / it rims
BrE BrE//rɪmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪmz//
 
past simple rimmed
BrE BrE//rɪmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪmd//
 
past participle rimmed
BrE BrE//rɪmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɪmd//
 
-ing form rimming
BrE BrE//ˈrɪmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɪmɪŋ//
 
 
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(rimming, rimmed) [often passive] rim something (formal) to form an edge around something Word Origin Old English rima ‘a border, coast’; compare with Old Norse rimi ‘ridge, strip of land’ (the only known cognate).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: rim

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