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noun [countable]     rim pronunciation in British English
/rɪm/
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pluralrims
  1. 1
    the edge of an open container or circular object

    Her glasses had gold rims.

    rim of:

    the rim of a glass

    They were standing on the rim of the volcano.

    See also the Pacific Rim
  2. 2
    a mark that goes all the way around the edge of something
    rim of:

    There was a rim of dirt on the inside of his collar.

 
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