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Meaning of trim

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a
             body kept trim by exercise" [syn: {spare}, {trim}]
      2: of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from
         disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little
         sailboat" [syn: {shipshape}, {trim}, {well-kept}]
      3: neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred
         young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"; "a trim
         beard" [syn: {clean-cut}, {trig}, {trim}]
      4: severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit";
         "tailored curtains" [syn: {tailored}, {trim}]
      n 1: a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim" [syn:
           {trim}, {trimness}]
      2: a decoration or adornment on a garment; "the trimming on a
         hat"; "the trim on a shirt" [syn: {trimming}, {trim},
      3: attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its
         own orientation
      4: cutting down to the desired size or shape [syn: {trim},
         {trimming}, {clipping}]
      v 1: remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size;
           "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim
           lumber" [syn: {pare}, {trim}]
      2: decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim
         a shop window"
      3: cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat
         intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
         [syn: {reduce}, {cut down}, {cut back}, {trim}, {trim down},
         {trim back}, {cut}, {bring down}]
      4: balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim
         an airplane"
      5: be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
      6: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
         [syn: {trim}, {garnish}, {dress}]
      7: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the
         plants in the garden" [syn: {snip}, {clip}, {crop}, {trim},
         {lop}, {dress}, {prune}, {cut back}]
      8: cut closely; "trim my beard" [syn: {shave}, {trim}]
      9: adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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