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English noun: brim

1. brim (artifact) the top edge of a vessel or other container

Synonymslip, rim

Broader (hypernym)edge

Narrower (hyponym)collar, shoe collar

Part meronymvessel

2. brim (artifact) a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

Broader (hypernym)projection

Narrower (hyponym)bill, eyeshade, peak, snap brim, visor, vizor

Part meronymchapeau, hat, lid

English verb: brim

1. brim (stative) be completely full

SamplesHis eyes brimmed with tears.

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)feature, have

2. brim (change) fill as much as possible

SamplesBrim a cup to good fellowship.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

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