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Trim

[n] cutting down to the desired size or shape
[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] a state of arrangement or appearance; "in good trim"
[adj] thin and fit; "the spare figure of a marathon runner"; "a body kept trim by exercise"
[adj] severely simple in line or design; "a neat tailored suit"; "tailored curtains"
[adj] (of persons) neat and smart in appearance; "a clean-cut and well-bred young man"; "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"
[adj] of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder; "even the barn was shipshape"; "a trim little sailboat"
[adj] (used of hair) neat and tidy; "a nicely kempt beard"
[v] trim carefully; of fingernails
[v] adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
[v] cut down on; make a reduction in; "reduce your daily fat intake"; "The employer wants to cut back health benefits"
[v] cut closely; "trim my beard"
[v] remove the edges from; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"
[v] cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of"dress the plants in the garden"
[v] decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
[v] decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window"
[v] be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed"
[v] balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane"


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