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rimnoun [C]

uk   /rɪm/  us   /rɪm/
the outer, often curved or circular, edge of something: The rim of the cup was chipped and broken. My reading glasses have wire rims.
rimless
adjective uk   /ˈrɪm.ləs/  us   /ˈrɪm.ləs/
He's got new rimless reading glasses.

rimverb [T]

uk   /rɪm/  us   /rɪm/ (-mm-)
(Definition of rim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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rimnoun [C]

 us   /rɪm/
the outer edge of something, esp. of something curved or circular: The rim of this cup is chipped.
(Definition of rim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rim”
in Korean 테두리…
in Arabic حافّة…
in Malaysian tepi…
in French jante, bord…
in Russian ободок, край…
in Chinese (Traditional) (圓形物的)外緣,邊緣…
in Italian orlo, bordo…
in Turkish kenar…
in Polish brzeg, krawędź…
in Spanish borde, canto, bordear…
in Vietnamese vành, mép…
in Portuguese borda, aro…
in Thai ขอบ…
in German der Rand…
in Catalan vora, cantell…
in Japanese (丸い物の)ふち, へり…
in Chinese (Simplified) (圆形物的)外缘,边缘…
in Indonesian tepi…
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