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trim

  • n  a state of arrangement or appearance
    in good trim
  • n  a decoration or adornment on a garment
    the trimming on a hat
    the trim on a shirt
  • n  attitude of an aircraft in flight when allowed to take its own orientation
  • n  cutting down to the desired size or shape
  • v  remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
    trim the photograph
    trim lumber
  • v  decorate, as with ornaments
    trim the christmas tree
    trim a shop window
  • v  cut down on; make a reduction in
  • v  balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces
    trim an airplane
  • v  be in equilibrium during a flight
    The airplane trimmed
  • v  decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • v  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • v  cut closely
    trim my beard
  • v  adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
  • s  thin and fit
    a body kept trim by exercise
  • s  of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder
    a trim little sailboat
  • s  neat and smart in appearance
    a trim beard
  • s  severely simple in line or design

  • Here's a secret: you don't really need funky alternative fuels or an electric motor to trim your energy consumption on the road.
  • NextGen is expected to trim flight times, reduce noise production during take off and landing, and increase air traffic safety.
  • Digital images typically do not conform to the standard print dimensions so most services will zoom a little and trim a little unless you specifically tell them not to.
News & Articles

  • Z Trim Helps Food Manufacturers "Clean" Their Labels - Replace Chemically Modified Foods With "Corn Fiber"
    Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Markets: ZTHO – News), a biotechnology company providing value-added ingredients to a variety of industries, today announced that it will be presenting at this year's Clean Label Conference held by Global Food Forums, to show how Z Trim ingredients can help manufacturer's replace chemically modified foods with Z Trim Corn Fiber
    June 14, 2013 - FoodIngredientsOnline
  • Z Trim Helps Food Manufacturers "Clean" Their Labels - Replace Chemically Modified ...
    MUNDELEIN, lll. – Z Trim Holdings, Inc. (OTC Markets: ZTHO - News), a biotechnology company providing value-added ingredients to a variety of industries, today announced that it will be presenting at this year's Clean Label Conference held by Global Food Forums, to show how Z Trim ingredients can help manufacturer's replace chemically modified foods with Z Trim Corn Fiber.  Our customers ...
    June 14, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Fed likely to start trimming bond purchases next year: IMF'S Lagarde
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund expects the U.S. Federal Reserve will trim the amount of bonds it buys every month beginning next year, the organization's chief said on Friday. "In terms of our hypothesis for next year's (economic) forecast, I think we have assumed a very slight decline" in monthly purchases made by the Fed, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told a ...
    June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr in Examiner.com
    I enjoyed the car all day,Earnhardt said. "We were happy in race trim. We just didn't have any speed in qualifying. It was fun to drive. Matt Kenseth was better and there were a bunch of cars, obviously everybody in front of us was better,...
  • Judd Gregg in International Herald Tribune
    Gregg, 61, said he changed his mind after realizing he wasn't ready to "trim my sails" to be a part of Obama's team.
  • Max Baucus in International Herald Tribune
    It's just a trim ...... just a nick, we feel,said Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., "The program is there, and that's the important thing."

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