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English noun: trimming

1. trimming (act) the act of adding decoration


SamplesThe children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree.


Broader (hypernym)decoration

2. trimming (artifact) a decoration or adornment on a garment


SamplesThe trimming on a hat.
The trim on a shirt.


Synonymspassementerie, trim


Broader (hypernym)adornment


Narrower (hyponym)braid, braiding, gold braid, miniver, rickrack, ricrac

3. trimming (act) cutting down to the desired size or shape


Synonymsclipping, trim


Broader (hypernym)cut, cutting, cutting off


Narrower (hyponym)pruning









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