rim

rim(
rihm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (edge)
a. el borde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(glass, bowl)
Would you like salt on the rim of your margarita glass?¿Te gustaría sal en el borde del vaso de margarita?
2. (automotive)
a. la llanta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(metal piece)
You'll need to replace this rim that got bent in the accident.Tendrás que reemplazar esta llanta que quedó torcida en el accidente.
b. el rin
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I want to get some rims with the spinners for my hot rod.Quiero conseguir unos rines cromados con los spinners para mi bólido.
3. (optics)
a. la montura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The lens keeps falling out because the rim is bent.La lente se cae todo el tiempo porque la montura está torcida.
b. el armazón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I like glasses that have a thick rim.Me gustan los lentes que tienen armazón grueso.
c. el aro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Instead of having a full rim, semi-rimless frames have a wire that holds the lens in place.En vez de tener un aro entero, las monturas semicirculares tienen un alambre que mantiene la lente en su lugar.
4. (basketball)
a. el aro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The power forward threw the ball, which bounced off the rim.El ala-pivot lanzó la pelota, que rebotó en el aro.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to edge)
a. bordear
The valley is rimmed by an imposing mountain range.Una cordillera imponente bordea el valle.
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rim
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of cup, bowl)
a. el borde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (of wheel)
a. la llanta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (of spectacles)
a. la montura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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rim [rɪm]
noun
[of cup etc] borde (m); [of wheel] llanta (f); [of spectacles] montura (f); [of dirt etc] cerco (m)
the rim of the sun el borde del sol
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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