from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The usually curved or circular border or edge of an object. See Synonyms at border.
- n. The circular outer part of a wheel, furthest from the axle.
- n. A circular metal structure around which a wheel tire is fitted.
- transitive v. To furnish with a rim.
- transitive v. Sports To roll around the rim of (a basket or golf cup, for example) without falling in.
- transitive v. Vulgar Slang To perform anilingus on.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An edge around something, especially when circular.
- n. wheelrim
- v. To form a rim on.
- v. To follow the contours, possibly creating a circuit
- v. To roll around a rim.
- v. to lick the anus of a partner as part of the sexual act.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving.
- n. The lower part of the abdomen.
- transitive v. To furnish with a rim; to border.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The border, edge, or margin of anything, whether forming part of the thing itself, or separate from it and surrounding or partly surrounding it, most commonly a circular border, often raised above the inclosed surface: as, the rim of a hat.
- n. Specifically In a wheel, the circular part furthest from the axle, connected by spokes to the hub, nave, or boss.
- n. Synonyms The rim of a vessel; the brim of a cup or goblet; the brink, verge, or edge of a precipice; the margin of a brook or a book; the border of a garment or a country.
- To surround with a rim or border; form a rim round.
- To plow or slash the sides of, as mackerel, to make them seem fatter.
- n. A membrane.
- n. The membrane inclosing the intestines; the peritoneum; hence, loosely, the intestines; the belly.
- n. The pawl-race or ratchet-ring of a capstan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended
- v. run around the rim of
- n. the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
- v. furnish with a rim
- n. the top edge of a vessel or other container
- n. the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
- n. a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object
- v. roll around the rim of
Inside the rim is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the top two-thirds, and ONE DOLLAR at the bottom.
Concentric to the flat rim is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA at the top and HALF DOLLAR at the bottom, the two phrases separated by centered dots.
Inside a dentilled rim is a concentric ring comprised of the word LIBERTY at the top, the date at the bottom, and fifteen six-point stars split eight to the left and seven to the right.
Inside a flat rim is IN GOD WE TRUST to the left of the portrait, and LIBERTY and the date to the right, the last two separated by a small centered five-point star.
Eventually the rim is compromised and needs to be replaced.
Disc brakes are a luxury in so much as any well set-up brake, disc or rim, is going to stop your bike.
They also issued this serious diagnosis: A bad wheel rim is letting the air out.
I've read the Los Alamos reports, but I'd like to know if, since then anyone has said the thorium is more concentrated than being a constituent of KREEP overturned at basin rim structures.
The rim is as wide as 27mm behind the brake track.
You're worried about the bag on the seat next to you, and your nose is crusty around the rim from a little bleed earlier when Jimmy McKeegan dared you to stick as many pencil erasers up there as you could, and you did it just to prove something.