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Definitions of rim:
  • noun:   the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
  • noun:   (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    Example: "The ball hit the rim and bounced off"
  • noun:   the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
  • noun:   the top edge of a vessel
  • noun:   a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
  • verb:   furnish with a rim
    Example: "Rim a hat"
  • verb:   run around the rim of
    Example: "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
  • verb:   roll around the rim of
    Example: "The ball rimmed the basket"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #39436)

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