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rim

noun [C] uk   /rɪm/ us  
the outer, often curved or circular, edge of something: The rim of the cup was chipped and broken. My reading glasses have wire rims.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
rimless
adjective uk   /-ləs/ us  
He's got new rimless reading glasses.Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects

rim

verb [T] uk   /rɪm/ (-mm-) us  
to be round or along the edge of something: The martini glass was rimmed with sugar.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
-rimmed
suffix uk   /-d/ us  
gold-rimmed glassesEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects
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