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rim

noun [C] uk   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   us   /-ləs/
He's got new rimless reading glasses.

rim

verb [T] uk   us   /rɪm/ (-mm-)
to be round or along the edge of something: The martini glass was rimmed with sugar.
-rimmed
suffix uk   us   /-d/
gold-rimmed glasses
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 (rueda) llanta, borde, canto…
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…
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