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KK Pronunciation

〔 trIm 〕


〔 trim 〕

Overview of noun trim

The noun trim has 4 senses

  • trim, trimness -- (a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim")

  • trimming, trim, passementerie -- (a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt")

  • trim -- (attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation)

  • trim, trimming, clipping -- (cutting down to the desired size or shape)

Overview of verb trim

The verb trim has 9 senses

  • pare, trim -- (remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber")

  • trim -- (decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window")

  • reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring down -- (cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits")

  • trim -- (balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane")

  • trim -- (be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed")

  • trim, garnish, dress -- (decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods)

  • snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back -- (cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden")

  • shave, trim -- (cut closely; "trim my beard")

  • trim -- (adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used)

Overview of adj trim

The adj trim has 4 senses

  • spare, trim -- (thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise")

  • shipshape, trim, well-kept -- (of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat")

  • clean-cut, trig, trim -- (neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim beard")

  • tailored, trim -- (severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains")