Translation of "trim" - English-Spanish dictionary

trim

verb uk /trɪm/ (present participle trimming, past tense and past participle trimmed)

to cut a small amount from something

podar, cortar un poco
I’ve had my hair trimmed.

(Translation of “trim” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

trim

verb /trim/ (past tense, past participle trimmed)

to cut the edges or ends of (something) in order to make it shorter and/or neat

cortar, recortar; arreglar; (jardinería) podar
He’s trimming the hedge
She had her hair trimmed.

to decorate (a dress, hat etc, usually round the edges)

adornar, guarnecer
She trimmed the sleeves with lace.

to arrange (the sails of a boat etc) suitably for the weather conditions

orientar
Frank trimmed the sails and the boat surged ahead.
trimly adverb

con arreglo/aseo/cuidado
trimness noun

aspecto arreglado/aseado/cuidado
trimming noun

something added as a decoration

adorno, guarnición
lace trimming.

( usually in plural) a piece cut off; an end or edge

recorte
meat trimmings.
in (good) trim

in good condition

en buena forma
Her figure’s in good trim after all those exercises.

(Translation of “trim” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)