Old English trymman
- to reduce slightly; to cut; especially, to remove excess
#:Place the screen material in the frame, secure it in place, and trim the edges.
#:The company trimmed jobs for the second time this year.
- to decorate or adorn; especially, to decorate a Christmas tree
#:They traditionally trim the tree on Christmas Eve.
- nautical To modify the angle of a vessel to the water by shifting cargo or ballast; to adjust for sailing; to assume, or cause a vessel to assume, a certain position, or trim, in the water. (FM 55-501).
#* 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island|Treasure Island
#*: The captain made us trim the boat, and we got her to lie a little more evenly.
- nautical To modify the angle of a vessel's sails relative to the wind, especially to set the sails to the most advantageous angle.
trans-top|to reduce slightly
Finnish: leikata, trimmata
trans-top|to modify the angle of a ship relative to the water
trans-top|to adjust sails
Finnish: sÃ¤Ã¤tÃ¤Ã¤, trimmata
- (uncountable) decoration; especially, decoration placed along edges or borders
#:Paint the house white with blue trim.
- (countable) a haircut, especially a moderate one to touch up an existing style
#:I went to the hairdresser for a trim and came back nearly bald.
- slang: (mildly vulgar) getting laid; engaging in sexual intercourse
- (uncountable} the manner in which something is equipped or adorned; especially, of a car
#:The car comes in three different trims.
- nautical The fore-and-aft angle of the vessel to the water, with reference to the cargo and ballast; the manner in which a vessel floats on the water, whether on an even keel or down by the head or stern
- nautical The arrangement of the sails with reference to the wind.
trans-top|a moderate haircut
Finnish: tasoitus, trimmaus
trans-top|the manner in sthg is equipped
Finnish: varustelutaso, viimeistely
trans-top|the manner in which a vessel floats
trans-top|arrangement of sails relative to the wind
- slender, thin, or physically fit
#:He had a trim, athletic figure.
- nautical In good order, properly managed or maintained.
- nautical With sails well trimmed.
#: The vessel sailed trimly out of harbour.