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Definition 1: the top edge of a vessel or other container - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rim in the sense of this definition

(rim 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 rim ) the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

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

Definition 2: a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rim in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 3: the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached - [noun denoting artifact]

(rim is a kind of ...) a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

"there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"

(... is a kind of rim ) rim (or part of the rim) into which spokes are inserted

(... is part of rim) a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

Definition 4: (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the ball hit the rim and bounced off

(rim is a kind of ...) a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

"there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse"

(rim belongs to category ...) a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

Definition 5: the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object - [noun denoting shape]

(rim is a kind of ...) a shape that is curved and without sharp angles

(rim is a kind of ...) a line determining the limits of an area

Definition 6: roll around the rim of - [verb of motion]

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

  • the ball rimmed the basket

(rim is a kind of ...) move by turning over or rotating

"The child rolled down the hill" "turn over on your left side"

Definition 7: furnish with a rim - [verb of possession]

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

  • rim a hat

(rim is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

Definition 8: run around the rim of - [verb of stative]

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

  • Sugar rimmed the dessert plate

(rim is a kind of ...) be in line with; form a line along

"trees line the riverbank"

(... is a kind of rim ) go along the rim, like a beard around the chin

"Houses bearded the top of the heights"

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