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trim

Definitions by Oxford


[trɪm], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make (something) neat or of the required size or form by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts
(e.g: trim the grass using a sharp mower)

- decorate (something), typically with contrasting items or pieces of material
(e.g: a pair of black leather gloves trimmed with fake fur)

- adjust (a sail) to take advantage of the wind
(e.g: her jobs include trimming the spinnaker and dealing with the yacht's plumbing)

- get the better of (someone), typically by cheating them out of money.

- rebuke (someone) angrily.


Phrases:
- in trim
- trim one's sails

Origin:
Old English trymman, trymian ‘make firm, arrange’, of which the adjective appears to be a derivative. The word's history is obscure; current verb senses date from the early 16th century when usage became frequent and served many purposes: this is possibly explained by spoken or dialect use in the Middle English period not recorded in extant literature


[trɪm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- additional decoration, typically along the edges of something and in contrasting colour or material
(e.g: a red blazer with gold trim)

- an act of cutting something in order to neaten it
(e.g: his hair needs a trim)

- the state of being in good order or condition
(e.g: no one had been there for months—everything was out of trim)

- the degree to which an aircraft can be maintained at a constant altitude without any control forces being present
(e.g: the pilot's only problem was the need to constantly readjust the trim)

- the way in which a ship floats in the water, especially in relation to the fore-and-aft line
(e.g: ships' masters had to check trim and stability before departure)


Phrases:
- in trim
- trim one's sails

Origin:


[trɪm], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- neat and smart in appearance; in good order
(e.g: his face was freshly shaved, his clothes neat and trim)


Phrases:
- in trim
- trim one's sails

Origin:


[trɪm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a town in Meath, in the Republic of Ireland, situated to the north-west of Dublin; population 7,700 (est. 2009).


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