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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of trim.
  • adj. that has been trimmed
  • adj. furnished with trimmings

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. made neat and tidy by trimming


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  • Added bonus is the bits of chocolate, colored white chocolates, sugars and other decorating stuff that gets trimmed from the truffles.

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  • In this tight film, there is little fat that could have been trimmed from the running time.

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  • The IMF's estimate was trimmed from a previous 1.8% because Japan is still struggling to emerge from nearly two decades of anemic growth.

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  • I was a little disappointed that the cut we saw last night was trimmed from the original 125 minutes, down to 96 minutes.

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  • At least 36 states enacted or proposed education cuts because they faced massive, "devastating" budget deficits in this recession, says a report last year by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a non-profit research group in Washington, D.C. In Arizona, for example, about $232 million was trimmed from the university system in fiscal 2009 and 2010, according to the Arizona Board of Regents.

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  • The trade paperback contains all of the fiction in the hardcover limited edition, while the teleplays and non-fiction have been trimmed from the new edition.

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  • The win trimmed Arizona's lead in the NL West to one game.

  • The captain trimmed from about two knots per hour to a gradual stop.

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