Arch rim(Phonetics), the line between the gums and the palate.Rim-fire cartridge. (Mil.) See under Cartridge.Rim lock. See under Lock.

(Rim), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rimmed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rimming.] To furnish with a rim; to border.

(||Ri"ma) n.; pl. Rimæ [L.] (Anat.) A narrow and elongated aperture; a cleft; a fissure.

Rimau dahan
(||Ri"mau da"han) [From the native Oriental name.] (Zoöl.) The clouded tiger cat (Felis marmorata) of Southern Asia and the East Indies.

(Rim"base`) n. (Mil.) A short cylinder connecting a trunnion with the body of a cannon. See Illust. of Cannon.

(Rime) n. [L. rima.] A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack. Sir T. Browne.

(Rime), n. [AS. hrim; akin to D. rijm, Icel. hrim, Dan. rim, Sw. rim; cf. D. rijp, G. reif, OHG. rifo, hrifo.] White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.

The trees were now covered with rime.
De Quincey.

(Rime), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rimed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Riming.] To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.

(Rime), n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A step or round of a ladder; a rung.

(Rime), n. Rhyme. See Rhyme. Coleridge. Landor.

This spelling, which is etymologically preferable, is coming into use again.

(Rime), v. i. & t. To rhyme. See Rhyme.

(Rim"er) n. A rhymer; a versifier.

(Rim"er), n. A tool for shaping the rimes of a ladder.

(Rim"ey) v. t. [Cf. OF. rimoier. See Ryime.] To compose in rhyme; to versify. [Obs.]

[Lays] rimeyed in their first Breton tongue.

(Rim"mer) n. An implement for cutting, trimming, or ornamenting the rim of anything, as the edges of pies, etc.; also, a reamer. Knight.

(Ri*mose") a. [L. rimosus, fr. rima a chink: cf. F. rimeux.]

1. Full of rimes, fissures, or chinks.

2. (Nat. Hist.) Having long and nearly parallel clefts or chinks, like those in the bark of trees.

(Ri"ly) a. Roily. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.]

(Rim) n. [As. rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. rhim, rhimp, a rim, edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. Rind.]

1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or basin.

2. The lower part of the abdomen. [Obs.] Shak.

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