rim


rim
rim1
noun
1》 the upper or outer edge of something, typically something circular.
    ↘(also wheel rim) the outer edge of a wheel, on which the tyre is fitted.
    ↘the part of a spectacle frame surrounding the lenses.
2》 a limit or boundary: the outer rim of the solar system.
    ↘an encircling stain or deposit.
verb (rims, rimming, rimmed) provide with a rim.
Derivatives
rimless adjective
-rimmed adjective
Origin
OE rima 'a border, coast', related to ON rimi 'ridge, strip of land'.
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rim2
verb (rims, rimming, rimmed) vulgar slang lick or suck the anus of (a partner) for sexual stimulation.
Origin
1920s: perh. var. of ream2.

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