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Noun: trimmer  tri-mu(r)
  1. A worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    "untouched by the trimmer's axe";
    - pruner
     
  2. A machine that trims timber
     
  3. Capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments
    - trimming capacitor
     
  4. Joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
    - trimmer joist
Adjective: trim (trimmer,trimmest)  trim
  1. Thin and fit
    "a body kept trim by exercise";
    - spare
     
  2. Of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    "a trim little sailing boat";
    - shipshape, well-kept
     
  3. Neat and smart in appearance
    "a trim beard";
    - clean-cut, trig
     
  4. Severely simple in line or design
    - tailored

Derived forms: trimmers

See also: lean, meager [N. Amer], meagre [Brit, Cdn], plain, thin, tidy

Type of: capacitance, capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser, joist, machine, worker

Encyclopedia: Trimmer, California

Trim, County Meath