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Noun: rim  rim
  1. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
     
  2. (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
    "the ball hit the rim and bounced off"
     
  3. The outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
     
  4. A projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
    - flange
     
  5. The top edge of a vessel or other container
    - brim, lip
Verb: rim (rimmed,rimming)  rim
  1. Run around the rim of
    "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
     
  2. Furnish with a rim
    "rim a hat"
     
  3. Roll around the rim of
    "the ball rimmed the basket"
     
  4. [vulgar] (informal) perform anilingus - sexually stimulate the anus with the mouth or tongue

Derived forms: rims, rimming, rimmed

Type of: bound, boundary, edge, furnish, hoop, line, projection, provide, render, ring, roll, round shape, run along, supply, turn over

Part of: vessel, wheel

Encyclopedia: Rim, Nepal