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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rim /ˈrɪm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rim n.
 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.]
 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)

 Rim, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rimmed p. pr. & vb. n. Rimming.] To furnish with a rim; to border.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object
      2: (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended; "the
         ball hit the rim and bounced off"
      3: the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached
      4: a projection used for strength or for attaching to another
         object [syn: flange]
      5: the top edge of a vessel [syn: brim, lip]
      v 1: run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"
      2: furnish with a rim; "rim a hat"
      3: roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket"
      [also: rimming, rimmed]