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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rim  \Rim\,  n.  [As.  rima,  reoma,  edge;  cf  W.  rhim,  rhimp,  a  rim, 
  edge,  boundary,  termination,  Armor,  rim.  Cf  {Rind}.] 
  1.  The  border,  edge,  or  margin  of  a  thing  usually  of 
  something  circular  or  curving;  as  the  rim  of  a  kettle  or 
  basin. 
 
  2.  The  lower  part  of  the  abdomen.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  {Arch  rim}  (Phonetics),  the  line  between  the  gums  and  the 
  palate. 
 
  {Rim-fire  cartridge}.  (Mil.)  See  under  {Cartridge}. 
 
  {Rim  lock}.  See  under  {Lock}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rim  \Rim\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Rimmed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Rimming}.] 
  To  furnish  with  a  rim;  to  border. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rim 
  n  1:  the  shape  of  a  raised  edge  of  a  more  or  less  circular  object 
  2:  the  outer  part  of  a  wheel  to  which  the  tire  is  attached 
  3:  used  for  strength  or  for  attaching  to  another  object  [syn:  {flange}] 
  4:  the  top  edge  of  a  vessel  [syn:  {brim},  {lip}] 
  v  :  run  around  the  rim  of 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  RIM 
  Remote  Installation  and  Maintenance 
 
 




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