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  1. (noun) The usually curved or circular border or edge of an object. See Synonyms at border.
  2. (noun) The circular outer part of a wheel, furthest from the axle.
  3. (noun) A circular metal structure around which a wheel tire is fitted.
  4. (verb-transitive) To furnish with a rim.
  5. (verb-transitive) Sports To roll around the rim of (a basket or golf cup, for example) without falling in.
  6. (verb-transitive) Vulgar Slang To perform anilingus on.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Inside the rim is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA around the top two-thirds, and ONE DOLLAR at the bottom. - Morgan Dollar, 1878-1921 : Coin Guide
  2. Concentric to the flat rim is UNITED STATES OF AMERICA at the top and HALF DOLLAR at the bottom, the two phrases separated by centered dots. - Kennedy Half Dollar, Silver, 1964 : Coin Guide
  3. Inside a dentilled rim is a concentric ring comprised of the word LIBERTY at the top, the date at the bottom, and fifteen six-point stars split eight to the left and seven to the right. - Draped Bust Small Eagle Quarter, 1796 : Coin Guide
  4. Inside a flat rim is IN GOD WE TRUST to the left of the portrait, and LIBERTY and the date to the right, the last two separated by a small centered five-point star. - Jefferson Nickel, 1938-2003 : Coin Guide
  5. Eventually the rim is compromised and needs to be replaced. - The Makings of a Perfect Seattle Commuter Bike « PubliCola

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