Rim Rim, n. [As. rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. rhim, rhimp, a rim, edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. {Rind}.] 1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin. [1913 Webster]

2. The lower part of the abdomen. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Arch rim} (Phonetics), the line between the gums and the palate.

{Rim-fire cartridge}. (Mil.) See under {Cartridge}.

{Rim lock}. See under {Lock}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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