trim size
noun Date: circa 1929 the actual size (as of a book page) after excess material required in production has been cut off

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • trim size — n. the length and width of a book page after the book has been trimmed to its designed dimensions …   English World dictionary

  • trim size — noun : the actual size of something (as a magazine or book page) after excess material required in production has been cut off * * * the final size of a product after its unnecessary parts have been cut off or removed: The trim size of the book… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trim size — the final size of a product after its unnecessary parts have been cut off or removed: The trim size of the book in 61/2 inches by 9 inches. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • trim size — darbinis formatas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Žemėlapio ar plano formatas, kai jį atspausdinus nereikalingos popieriaus dalys yra nukerpamos. atitikmenys: angl. trim size pranc. format massicoté …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Trim size — Ширина полосы [страницы] после обрезки; Ширина полосы (страницы) после обрезки …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • trim — [trim] vt. trimmed, trimming [via ME dial. < OE trymman, to make firm, set in order, array < trum, strong, firm: for IE base see TREE] 1. Obs. to prepare; fit out; dress 2. to put in proper order; make neat or tidy, esp. by clipping,… …   English World dictionary

  • trim — [trɪm] verb trimmed PTandPPX trimming PRESPARTX [transitive] to remove parts of a plan, set of activities, company etc in order to reduce its costs: • We need to trim the Defence budget by another £500m. • The company is to trim its workforce (=… …   Financial and business terms

  • trim — ► VERB (trimmed, trimming) 1) make (something) neat by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts. 2) cut off (irregular or unwanted parts). 3) reduce the size, amount, or number of. 4) decorate (something), especially along its edges. 5) adapt one …   English terms dictionary

  • trim something down — ˌtrim ˈdown | ˌtrim sthˈdown derived to become smaller in size; to make sth smaller • Using the diet he s trimmed down from 90 kilos to 70. Main entry: ↑trimderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • trim — trim1 [trım] v past tense and past participle trimmed present participle trimming [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(cut)¦ 2¦(reduce)¦ 3¦(decorate)¦ 4¦(sail)¦ Phrasal verbs  trim something<=>back  trim down ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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