trim

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  • Plants should be trimmed back so they cannot be used to get inside.
  • He died when he fell out of a tree that he was trimming.
  • In more recent times a black trim has sometimes been used.
  • She finally managed to return to the surface with her trim almost restored.
  • The team's primary color changed back to black, this time with silver trim.
  • The trim, well-kept home that one sees today is really much older than it appears.
  • It also has an opposite black background style with white & red trim.
  • The coat is trimmed often to make the hair seem like an even length.
  • They also have a third uniform which is gold with navy blue trim.
  • The tree was now in place and the work of trimming it began. Cited from Christmas with Grandma Elsie, by Martha Finley [AKA: Martha Farquharson]
  • Many may also be trimmed to size should the user choose to do so.
  • When trimmed less frequently, it has numerous flowers in late summer.
  • Most are primarily red brick in construction, often with white stone trim.
  • When your rose bushes are three years old you must begin to give some attention to trimming. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • If of proper temper, it will find its own place with very little trimming. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888, by Various
  • Trim has seen some growth in recent years with growth as a tourist and business centre.
  • In the second season, the show was trimmed down to an hour.
  • Plants trimmed as late as April have been observed to fruit well the same year.
  • A wide range of models and trim levels were offered for various markets around the world.
  • The band were told to clean up their image, so they had their near-shoulder-length hair trimmed back.
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Meaning of trim

  • noun A state of arrangement or appearance
    in good trim
  • noun Attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  • noun Cutting down to the desired size or shape
  • verb Decorate, as with ornaments
    trim the christmas tree, trim a shop window
  • verb Balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces
    trim an airplane
  • verb Be in equilibrium during a flight
    The airplane trimmed
  • verb Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • verb Adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used