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  • 1 trim — [trim] vt. trimmed, trimming [via ME dial. < OE trymman, to make firm, set in order, array < trum, strong, firm: for IE base see TREE] 1. Obs. to prepare; fit out; dress 2. to put in proper order; make neat or tidy, esp. by clipping,… …

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  • 2 trim´ness — trim «trihm», verb, trimmed, trim|ming, adjective, trim|mer, trim|mest, noun, adverb. –v.t. 1. to make neat by cutting away parts: »The gardene …

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  • 3 trim´ly — trim «trihm», verb, trimmed, trim|ming, adjective, trim|mer, trim|mest, noun, adverb. –v.t. 1. to make neat by cutting away parts: »The gardene …

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  • 4 trim — trimly, adv. trimness, n. /trim/, v., trimmed, trimming, n., adj., trimmer, trimmest, adv. v.t. 1. to put into a neat or orderly condition by clipping, paring, pruning, etc.: to trim a hedge. 2. to remove (something superfluous or dispensable) by …

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  • 5 trim — [[t]trɪm[/t]] v. trimmed, trim•ming, 1) to put into a neat or orderly condition by clipping, paring, pruning, etc.: to trim a hedge[/ex] 2) to remove (something superfluous or dispensable) by or as if by cutting (often fol. by off): to trim off… …

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  • 6 trim — v 1. clip, snip, nip, prune, pare; cut, bob, crop, shingle; shear, shave, fleece, pollard, poll, scalp, cut down to the quick; neaten, even up; shape, form, fashion, sculpt, sculp, sculpture. 2.Often trim off dock, bobtail, lop, chop, hack, cut… …

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  • 7 adjust — v. a. 1. Arrange, dispose, rectify, trim, put or set in order, put or set to rights, put in tune, put in good or proper trim. 2. Regulate, set. 3. Settle, compose, pacify, reconcile, make up. 4. Fit, adapt, suit, proportion, accommodate, measure …

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  • 8 order — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. orderliness (see order); command; class, kind, rank; society, fellowship, guild (see party); succession, sequence. II Prescribed mode of procedure Nouns 1. order, orderliness, regularity, uniformity …

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  • 9 Dress — (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct; dis + regere… …

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  • 10 Dressed — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 11 Dressing — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 12 Drest — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 13 To dress a ship — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 14 To dress out — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 15 To dress up — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …

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  • 16 Oil tanker — Supertanker redirects here. For the aerial firefighting aircraft, see Evergreen 747 Supertanker. The commercial oil tanker AbQaiq, in ballast Class overview Name …

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  • 17 YFM-1 Airacuda — infobox Aircraft name =YFM 1 Airacuda type = Interceptor Bomber destroyer manufacturer =Bell Aircraft caption = designer = Bob Woods first flight = 28 September avyear|1939Angelucci, 1987. pp. 39 41.] introduced = 23 February 1940 last… …

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  • 18 List of Canada's Worst Handyman 2 episodes — This is a list of episodes from Canada s Worst Handyman 2 , the second season of the Canadian television series that seeks to find the worst handyman in the country. Airdates listed are the first air dates on Discovery Channel Canada the date of… …

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  • 19 List of Red vs. Blue characters — This is a list of characters in the Rooster Teeth series Red vs. Blue. Contents 1 Red Team 1.1 Sarge 1.2 Simmons 1.3 Grif 1.4 …

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  • 20 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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