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Noun
Decoration, especially for clothing
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“The company offers a range of sequin trimmings from 2 inches to 9 inches and specializes in custom work, such as creating patterns and combining sequins with embroidery.”
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The traditional accompaniments to something
“But I'd be really gutted if we didn't get 1,500 in tonight, especially with the fact it is free and all the other trimmings.”
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A defeat in a match or contest
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Small pieces trimmed off something
“The backbone and any trimmings make an excellent stock for the vermouth sabayon.”
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The process of abbreviating something
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Any of various small gold coins minted in Italy and Turkey
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The edge or rim of something, especially clothing
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An article of equipment or clothing, in particular when used as an accessory
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A thing used or serving to make something look more attractive but usually having no practical purpose, especially a small object such as a figurine
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A reduction of some sort in an existing program
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A non-essential additional item which is available for purchase
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Trim
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A thing that contributes extra features to something else in such a way as to improve or emphasize its quality
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A long, narrow piece of cloth, paper, plastic, or some other material
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(facings) The cuffs, collar, and lapels of a military jacket
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An unnecessary thing
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A piece cut off from something, especially what remains when something is being trimmed or prepared
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A fine open fabric of cotton or silk
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A mixture of sugar with water, egg white, or butter, used as a coating for cakes or biscuits
Adjective
Self-seeking
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Being victorious, typically as revenge for a previous defeat
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“Little as the Port girls knew about baseball, they were still able to trim the other team by a goodly score.”
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Present participle for to remove by cutting away
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Trim the ends from the brioche and cut the loaf into 16 equal slices.”
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Present participle for to reduce the size, amount, number, or cost of
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“Many people approaching retirement are more than ready to trim their workload.”
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Present participle for to shorten or abridge written material
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“I am also grateful to Harry for the much-needed urging to trim the book for its gratuitous bulk and its infelicities of style.”
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Present participle for to tidy something up by cutting away irregular or unwanted parts
“According to the seasons, they would sow, reap, repair their equipment and buildings, tend the woods, and trim the hedges.”
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Present participle for to make more beautiful or attractive by adorning or decorating
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“We could trim the fabric with gold sequins to pretty it up.”
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Present participle for to express disapproval of
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Present participle for parquet
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Present participle for to be economical or frugal with
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Present participle for to cheat or trick
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Present participle for to remove the (natural) skin or outer covering of
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Present participle for to remove, get rid of or erase, especially written or printed material, or data on a computer
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Present participle for to sparkle, flash or coruscate
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Present participle for to make rare, thin, porous, or less dense
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Present participle for to eliminate completely
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Present participle for make or adapt for a particular purpose or person
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Present participle for to provide with a border or edge
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Present participle for to find fault (with something)
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Present participle for to fix, correct, revise or improve (a text or document)
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Present participle for be undecided between two opinions or courses of action
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Present participle for to slap, strike or hit
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Present participle for to remove contaminants or impurities from
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Present participle for make uniform in application or effect
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Present participle for to organize (information or figures) in order to give a particular impression
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Present participle for to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Present participle for come or fall away from a surface in flakes
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Present participle for to make ineffective or invalid
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Present participle for to give a particular shape or form to
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