Brim
Brim Brim, v. t. To fill to the brim, upper edge, or top. [1913 Webster]

Arrange the board and brim the glass. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • brim — brim·ful; brim·less; brim·ming·ly; brim·my; brim; brim·stony; brim·mer; brim·stone; brim·full; brim·ful·ly; brim·ful·ness; …   English syllables

  • Brim — Brim, n. [OE. brim, brimme, AS. brymme edge, border; akin to Icel. barmr, Sw. br[ a]m, Dan. br[ae]mme, G. brame, br[ a]me. Possibly the same word as AS. brim surge, sea, and properly meaning, the line of surf at the border of the sea, and akin to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brim — Brim, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Brimmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brimming}.] To be full to the brim. The brimming stream. Milton. [1913 Webster] {To brim over} (literally or figuratively), to be so full that some of the contents flows over the brim; as, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brim — [brim] n. [ME brimme, akin to ON barmr, rim: for IE base see BROOM] 1. the topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc. 2. Archaic a) a rim or edge around a body of water b) the water at such an edge 3. a projecting rim or edge of anything …   English World dictionary

  • Brim — Brim, a. Fierce; sharp; cold. See {Breme}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brim — [n] edge of object, usually the top border, brink, circumference, fringe, hem, lip, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, verge; concept 836 Ant. center, interior, middle brim [v] flow over the top fill, fill up, hold no more, overflow, run… …   New thesaurus

  • brim — index border, edge (border), margin (outside limit) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • brim — s. m. Tecido forte de linho …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • brim — rim, edge, brink, *border, verge, margin …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • brim — ► NOUN 1) the projecting edge around the bottom of a hat. 2) the lip of a cup, bowl, etc. ► VERB (brimmed, brimming) ▪ fill or be full to the point of overflowing. DERIVATIVES brimful adjective brimmed …   English terms dictionary

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