Associations to the word «Rim»


RIM, noun. An edge around something, especially when circular.
RIM, noun. (automotive) (cycling) wheelrim
RIM, verb. To form a rim on.
RIM, verb. To follow the contours, possibly creating a circuit
RIM, verb. (of a ball) To roll around a rim.
RIM, noun. (UK dialectal) A membrane.
RIM, noun. (UK dialectal or obsolete) The membrane enclosing the intestines; the peritoneum, hence loosely, the intestines; the lower part of the abdomen; belly.
RIM, verb. (slang) to lick the anus of a partner as part of the sexual act.
RIM JOB, noun. (idiomatic) An act of anilingus, involving one person licking another's anus.
RIM JOBS, noun. Plural of rim job
RIM LOCK, noun. A lock and plate fixed to the surface of a door rather than morticed within the door.
RIM SHOT, noun. Alternative spelling of rimshot
RIM SHOTS, noun. Plural of rim shot

Dictionary definition

RIM, noun. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.
RIM, noun. (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended; "the ball hit the rim and bounced off".
RIM, noun. The outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached.
RIM, noun. A projection used for strength or for attaching to another object.
RIM, noun. The top edge of a vessel or other container.
RIM, verb. Run around the rim of; "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate".
RIM, verb. Furnish with a rim; "rim a hat".
RIM, verb. Roll around the rim of; "the ball rimmed the basket".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.