Definition of Brim

1. Noun. The top edge of a vessel or other container.

Exact synonyms: Lip, Rim
Specialized synonyms: Collar, Shoe Collar
Generic synonyms: Edge
Group relationships: Vessel



2. Verb. Be completely full. "His eyes brimmed with tears"
Generic synonyms: Feature, Have

3. Noun. A circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat.
Specialized synonyms: Bill, Eyeshade, Peak, Visor, Vizor, Snap Brim
Group relationships: Chapeau, Hat, Lid
Generic synonyms: Projection

4. Verb. Fill as much as possible. "Brim a cup to good fellowship"
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full

Definition of Brim

1. n. The rim, border, or upper edge of a cup, dish, or any hollow vessel used for holding anything.

2. v. i. To be full to the brim.

3. v. t. To fill to the brim, upper edge, or top.

4. a. Fierce; sharp; cold. See Breme.

Definition of Brim

1. Noun. (obsolete) The sea; ocean; water; flood. ¹

2. Noun. an edge or border (originally specifically of the sea or a body of water) ¹

3. Noun. the topmost rim or lip of a container ¹

4. Noun. a projecting rim, especially of a hat ¹

5. Verb. to be full to overflowing ¹

6. Verb. Of pigs: to be in heat, to rut. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brim

1. to fill to the top [v BRIMMED, BRIMMING, BRIMS]

Medical Definition of Brim

1. 1. The rim, border, or upper sdge of a cup, dish, or any hollow vessel used for holding anything. "Saw I that insect on this goblet's brim I would remove it with an anxious pity." (Coleridge) 2. The edge or margin, as of a fountain, or of the water contained in it; the brink; border. "The feet of the priest that bare the ark were dipped in the brim of the water." (Josh. Iii. 15) 3. The rim of a hat. Origin: OE. Brim, brimme, AS. Brymme edge, border; akin to Icel. Barmr, Sw. Bram, Dan. Braemme, G. Brame, brame. 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 L. Fremere to roar, murmur. Cf. Breeze a fly. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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