Definitions of trim:
  • noun:   cutting down to the desired size or shape
  • noun:   attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  • noun:   a state of arrangement or appearance
    Example: "In good trim"
  • noun:   a decoration or adornment on a garment
    Example: "The trimming on a hat"
  • verb:   be in equilibrium during a flight
    Example: "The airplane trimmed"
  • verb:   balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces
    Example: "Trim an airplane"
  • verb:   adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  • verb:   decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • verb:   decorate, as with ornaments
    Example: "Trim the christmas tree"
  • verb:   cut closely
    Example: "Trim my beard"
  • verb:   remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
    Example: "Trim the photograph"
  • verb:   cut down on; make a reduction in
  • verb:   cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • adjective:   severely simple in line or design
  • adjective:   of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    Example: "A trim little sailboat"
  • adjective:   thin and fit
    Example: "A body kept trim by exercise"
  • adjective:   (of persons) neat and smart in appearance
  • adjective:   (used of hair) neat and tidy
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #10550)

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