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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brim  \Brim\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Brimmed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Brimming}.] 
  To  be  full  to  the  brim.  ``The  brimming  stream.''  --Milton. 
 
  {To  brim  over}  (literally  or  figuratively),  to  be  so  full 
  that  some  of  the  contents  flows  over  the  brim;  as  a  cup 
  brimming  over  with  wine;  a  man  brimming  over  with  fun. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brimming  \Brim"ming\,  a. 
  Full  to  the  brim;  overflowing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brimming 
  adj  :  filled  to  capacity;  "a  brimful  cup";  "I  am  brimful  of 
  chowder";  "a  child  brimming  over  with  curiosity";  "eyes 
  brimming  with  tears"  [syn:  {brimful},  {brimful  of(p)}, 
  {brimfull},  {brimfull  of(p)}] 




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