Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Rim"

The meaning of "Rim" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does rim mean?
A: Rim is an edge or brim

(Just another word for it)
Q: What does on rim mean?
A: 'on rim' is not a phrase native use.
Do you mean 'on the rim of sth' / 'on the brink of sth' ?
Q: What does to meet at the rim mean?
A: Rim is the edge of a cliff. So, they want to meet at the edge of a cliff or mountain.
Q: What does rim mean?
A: You can have the rim of a wine glass which would be the top edge you drink from. A rim tends to be circular as well. Like the rim of a tyre on a car. Yeah it's really the edge of something.
Q: What does rim mean?
A: The outer edge of something.

Example sentences using "Rim"

Q: Please show me example sentences with rim / rimmed.
A: Water flowed over the rim of the bucket.

The pot has a silver rim.

The pillow is rimmed in lace.
Q: Please show me example sentences with rim.
A: Fill a glass with water, dip your finger in and then rub your finger around the rim of the glass to hear it sing.

It was so sad when the basketball 🏀 hit the rim and bounced back.

Synonyms of "Rim" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between rim and brim ?
A: Pretty much the same, but brim is the inside edge. Rim is just the edge. Check out rim vs brim on Google
Q: What is the difference between rim and brink and edge ?
A: These are synonyms. That means that they all mean the same thing nearly. Though, "rim" is mostly used when talking about circular object.
Q: What is the difference between rim and edge and "The rim of the descending sun" could it be the edge? Maybe one it's used with more abstract things and one with concrete objects? ?
A: The rim is the outer edge of a circular object, like the metaphorical sun in your example.

For example the hoop of a basketball hoop is often called “the rim
Q: What is the difference between rim and brim ?
A: Rim = (general term) outer edge
Brim = most outermost edge

All brims are rims. Not all rims are brims.

Translations of "Rim"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rim
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rim
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rim
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rim
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? rim
A: kidney
Pedra no rim é "kidney stone"

Other questions about "Rim"

Q: Can we say a rim of a brook?
A:

The rim of a brook – it is not how people commonly say it, but it’s fine if you want to say it that way.

The edge of a brook
The bank of a brook

These are much more common

The problem with saying rim is that it is so unusual, people might stop and say, what did you just say? It will slow down their understanding.
Q: Removing rim cement from carbon wheels is boring. We have to put rim cement remover over and over again.

What a primitive way it is! Does this sound natural?
A: Thanks for your comment.
Q: I imitated to trace the rim of a glass when I watched Marie Antoinette for the first time. Does this sound natural?
A: thank you so much!
Q: The rim of the carpet is rolling upward. I am trying to make it flat by pressing it with this iron box. Does this sound natural?
A: The edge of the carpet is rolling upwards so I’m trying to flatten it out by pressing it with this iron box.

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