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Definition 1: a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat - [noun denoting artifact]

(brim is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is a kind of brim ) a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

"he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"

(... is a kind of brim ) a brim that can be turned up and down on opposite sides

(... is part of brim) headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

Definition 2: the top edge of a vessel or other container - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for brim in the sense of this definition

(brim is a kind of ...) a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

"he rounded the edges of the box"

(... is a kind of brim ) the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

(... is part of brim) an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

Definition 3: fill as much as possible - [verb of change]

Samples where brim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • brim a cup to good fellowship

(brim is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

Definition 4: be completely full - [verb of stative]

Samples where brim or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His eyes brimmed with tears

(brim is a kind of ...) have as a feature

"This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"

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