verb (used with object), rimmed, rim·ming.
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Origin of rim
synonym study for rim
OTHER WORDS FROM rimrimless, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for rim
“It’s nice to see the ball go through the rim,” said Clark, who went 4 for 6 from behind the arc in the second half.Virginia pulls away from Georgia Tech, tightens grip on first place in ACC|Gene Wang|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Brown has also finished 6 percent more of his shots at the rim and, perhaps most importantly, has become one of the league’s premier long-range snipers.Jaylen Brown Is Using The Midrange Shot To Reach A Different Level|Yaron Weitzman|January 29, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Siakam’s inability to finish at the rim was a key factor in Toronto’s second-round loss to the Boston Celtics.The Toronto Raptors Can’t Seem To Finish Their Drives|Louis Zatzman|January 27, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
He’s still using those basketball skills, getting to the rim.All great QBs are linked with great receivers. Aaron Rodgers finally has his match in Davante Adams.|Adam Kilgore|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
In his first start of the season in Bryant’s stead, Lopez helped set the tone at the rim, grabbing 11 rebounds, including seven offensive boards.Minus Russell Westbrook and Thomas Bryant, Bradley Beal powers Wizards past Suns|Ava Wallace|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
He had, after all, already learned just how much trouble that could get him into—rim shot.
Then we shoot Pacific Rim December 2015 all the way to the middle of 2016 to be ready for release April 2017.Guillermo del Toro on Hardcore Gothic ‘Crimson Peak’ and ‘Pacific Rim 2’|Andrew Romano|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adding a rim protector aside from the 36-year-old Birdman would certainly be nice too.Where Free Agent LeBron James Will Take His Talents Next|Robert Silverman|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Odds are, you expected Jackson to swish all three, but first freebie dribbled off the front of the rim and suddenly, hope renewed!Was Aaron Harrison’s Game-Winning Three-Pointer ‘Clutch’?|Robert Silverman|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You still have to get a ball through a rim - even if a peach basket bottom no longer prevents it from dropping to the ground.
From this day, Ramona never knew an instant's peace or rest till she stood on the rim of the refuge valley, high on San Jacinto.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The others kept on, climbed the short, steep bank, and passed from sight over its rim.
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
"I tell you," he said, and turned his head to look wistfully up at the eastern coulée-rim, all tinted with the blazing sunset.
A faint column of smoke curled up into the still air, and as he spoke the lower rim of the setting sun met the edge of the moor.Uncanny Tales|Various