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English noun: rim

1. rim (shape) the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object


Broader (hypernym)bound, boundary, edge, round shape

2. rim (artifact) (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended


SamplesThe ball hit the rim and bounced off.


Broader (hypernym)hoop, ring


Domain categorybasketball, basketball game, hoops

3. rim (artifact) the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached


Broader (hypernym)hoop, ring


Narrower (hyponym)felloe, felly


Part meronymwheel

4. rim (artifact) a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object


Synonymsflange


Broader (hypernym)projection

5. rim (artifact) the top edge of a vessel or other container


Synonymsbrim, lip


Broader (hypernym)edge


Narrower (hyponym)collar, shoe collar


Part meronymvessel


English verb: rim

1. rim (stative) run around the rim of


SamplesSugar rimmed the dessert plate.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)line, run along


Narrower (hyponym)beard

2. rim (possession) furnish with a rim


SamplesRim a hat.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

3. rim (motion) roll around the rim of


SamplesThe ball rimmed the basket.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)roll, turn over









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