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Meaning of "rim" in Essential American English Dictionary

rim

noun   /rɪm/
the edge of something round: the rim of a cup
Translations of “rim”
in Arabic حافّة…
in Korean 테두리…
in Malaysian tepi…
in French jante, bord…
in Turkish kenar…
in Italian orlo, bordo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (圓形物的)外緣,邊緣…
in Russian ободок, край…
in Polish brzeg, krawędź…
in Vietnamese vành, mép…
in Spanish borde, canto, bordear…
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 Indonesian tepi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (圆形物的)外缘,边缘…
(Definition of rim from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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