verb (used with object), rimmed, rim·ming.
Origin of rim
Examples from the Web for rims
I find my glasses and look at Pimples over the rims with my best grounded-for-life glare.
If the water comes up uniformly to the rims of the groove, it will be known that the instrument is level.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
The rims of these dippers are never flaring, either inward or outward.Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895|Jesse Walter Fewkes
If there is no slipping, the speeds of the rims of the pulleys will be the same as that of the belt, and will therefore be equal.An Introduction to Machine Drawing and Design|David Allan Low
British Dictionary definitions for rims (1 of 2)
verb rims, rimming or rimmed (tr)
Word Origin for rim
British Dictionary definitions for rims (2 of 2)
Word Origin for RIM
Word Origin and History for rims (1 of 2)
Old English rima "edge, border, verge, coast," as in særima "seashore," literally "rim of the sea," and dægrima "dawn," literally "rim of the day." Related to Old Norse rime, rimi "a raised strip of land, ridge," Old Frisian rim "edge," but with no other known cognates. The snare drummer's rim shot (striking the rim and the head at once) is recorded from 1934.