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Characteristic or symbolic signs:
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  2. An instance of ensnaring something or someone.
  3. Articles of dress or adornment, especially accessories.
A subordinate or supplementary item; an adjunct.
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  1. A subordinate or supplementary item; an adjunct.
  2. Something extra; thing added to help in a secondary way
  3. A piece of optional equipment for convenience, comfort, appearance, etc.
A projection, as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
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  1. A projection, as of hair, feathers, bone, or cartilage, about the neck of an animal.
  2. An edging or trimming of lace, etc., gathered or pleated and attached along one edge but free at the other; ruffle
  3. A ruffled, gathered, or pleated border or projection, such as a fabric edge used to trim clothing.
An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
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  1. An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
  2. An unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition, a flourish.
  3. Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
An ornamental tuft of threads, cords, etc. of equal length, hanging loosely from a knob or from the knot by which they are tied together
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  1. An ornamental tuft of threads, cords, etc. of equal length, hanging loosely from a knob or from the knot by which they are tied together
  2. Something that resembles such an ornament, especially the pollen-bearing inflorescence of a corn plant.
  3. A bunch of loose threads or cords bound at one end and hanging free at the other, used as an ornament on curtains or clothing, for example.
The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.
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  1. The operation of shaping or dressing the edge of anything, as of a piece of metal.
  2. (Rock climbing) Technique involving the placement of the edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold.
  3. Something that forms, defines or marks the edge.
(Mining) The process of making a vertical side cutting in working into a face of coal.
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  1. (Mining) The process of making a vertical side cutting in working into a face of coal.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  3. Something cut off with shears, as the amount of wool cut from sheep
(Countable, linguistics) A short form (of a word).
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  1. (Countable, linguistics) A short form (of a word).
  2. (Uncountable, signal processing) the process of cutting off a signal level that rises above a certain maximum level
  3. Something cut off or out, especially an item clipped from a newspaper or magazine.
A piece cut off; a clipping.
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  1. A piece cut off; a clipping.
  2. The act by which something is snipped or cut.
The activity by which something is mown.
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  1. The activity by which something is mown.
  2. A field on which grass is grown for hay
  3. The quantity of grass or grain mowed at one time
The act or process of becoming shorter.
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  1. The act or process of becoming shorter.
  2. The act of making or becoming short or shorter
  3. A shortened form of something, as a word.
(Countable) Something obtained by pruning, as a twig.
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  1. (Countable) Something obtained by pruning, as a twig.
  2. A removal of excess material from a tree or shrub.
  3. (Computer science) A method of enumeration that allows the cutting out of parts of a decision tree.
Action of the verb to beat
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  1. Action of the verb to beat
  2. The act of a person or thing that beats
  3. A whipping or thrashing
Rejection; refusal:
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  1. Rejection; refusal:
  2. A refusal, rejection, or rebuff
  3. The act of repulsing or the state of being repulsed:
The act of one that whips.
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  1. The act of one that whips.
  2. The action of a person or thing that whips; esp., a flogging or beating, as in punishment
  3. (Countable) A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.
A severe beating.
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  1. A severe beating.
  2. A beating, especially a severe one
  3. A beating; flogging
An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
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  1. An abrupt, blunt refusal of offered advice, help, etc.
  2. Repercussion, or beating back.
  3. A sudden resistance or refusal.
The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset:
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  1. The act of upsetting or the condition of being upset:
  2. A condition of indigestion:
  3. An upsetting or being upset
(Slang) A severe beating.
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  1. (Slang) A severe beating.
  2. The act of a person or thing that licks
  3. A beating, thrashing, or spanking.
An adorning or being adorned
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  1. An adorning or being adorned
  2. A decoration; that which adorns.
  3. A decoration or ornament
Anything used for decorating; ornament
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  1. Anything used for decorating; ornament
  2. A medal, badge, or similar token of honor
  3. The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.
Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
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  1. Something that embellishes, as an ornament, a fictitious touch added to a factual account, a musical phrase, etc.
  2. An unnecessarily added touch, an ornamental addition, a flourish.
  3. An embellishing or being embellished; ornamentation
A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
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  1. A court order directing a third party to make such property available.
  2. (Law) A proceeding by which a creditor plaintiff seeks to attach money or property in the possession of a third party in order to satisfy a debt owed by the defendant
  3. A decoration; embellishment
  1. Something that garnishes; a decoration, adornment or embellishment
  2. An ornament; decoration; embellishment; trimming
Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
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  1. Anything serving to adorn; decoration; embellishment; also, a desirable or needed adjunct
  2. (Music) A tone or tones used to embellish a principal melodic tone
  3. An adorning or being adorned; ornamentation
Ornaments collectively; decoration
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  1. Ornaments collectively; decoration
  2. An ornament or embellishment
  3. Decoration, adornment or embellishment.
Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
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  1. Correct position in the water: a ship is in trim if stable and floating on an even keel, out of trim if not
  2. Excised or rejected material, such as film that has been cut in editing.
  3. Any ornamental trimming
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  1. A heavy defeat or setback
  2. A thorough defeat, as in an athletic contest.
  3. A defeat
The act of defeating, or gaining victory
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  1. The act of defeating, or gaining victory
  2. The state of being defeated; failure to win:
  3. A coming to naught; frustration:
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  1. A severe beating.
  2. A thorough defeat.
  3. A thorough beating or defeat
An instance of overthrowing, especially one that results in downfall or destruction.
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  1. An instance of overthrowing, especially one that results in downfall or destruction.
  2. (Sports) A throw that goes too far.
  3. A removal, especially of a ruler or government, by force or threat of force.
A disorderly retreat or flight following defeat.
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  1. A disorderly retreat or flight following defeat.
  2. A disorderly flight or retreat, as of defeated troops
  3. An overwhelming defeat.
A beating, especially a severe one
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  1. A beating, especially a severe one
  2. A beating; flogging
  3. A heavy defeat
The act or an instance of killing a large number of humans indiscriminately and cruelly.
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  1. The act or an instance of killing a large number of humans indiscriminately and cruelly.
  2. (Informal) A severe defeat, as in a sports event.
  3. (Informal) An overwhelming defeat, as in sports
The action of a person or thing that whips; esp., a flogging or beating, as in punishment
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  1. The action of a person or thing that whips; esp., a flogging or beating, as in punishment
  2. The act of one that whips.
  3. (Countable) A heavy defeat; a thrashing.
(Slang) A beating or defeat:
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  1. (Slang) A beating or defeat:
  2. The act of removing dust from, as a household chore.
  3. A beating.
(Slang) A great loss or defeat.
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  1. (Slang) A great loss or defeat.
  2. A beating, thrashing, or spanking.
  3. A defeat
The act of a person or thing that beats
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  1. The act of a person or thing that beats
  2. Action of the verb to beat
  3. A whipping or thrashing
A place to hide
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  1. A place to hide
  2. The act of one that hides
  3. (Colloquial, countable) A beating or spanking.
Something used for securing or binding.
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  1. Something used for securing or binding.
  2. The act of a person or thing that lashes
  3. A whipping
Action of the verb to thrash
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  1. Action of the verb to thrash
  2. A beating, especially a severe one
  3. A beating; flogging
(Countable) A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.
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  1. (Countable) A cord or thread used to lash or bind something.
  2. The act of one that whips.
  3. The action of a person or thing that whips; esp., a flogging or beating, as in punishment
(Slang) A great loss or defeat.
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  1. (Slang) A great loss or defeat.
  2. (Informal) A whipping
  3. A beating, thrashing, or spanking.
Find another word for trimming. In this page you can discover 69 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for trimming, like: trapping, accessory, frill, embellishment, border design, embroidered hem, tassel, edging, shearing, lopping off and shaving off.