the final size of a product after its unnecessary parts have been cut off or removed: The trim size of the book in 6½ inches by 9 inches.
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Origin of trim size
First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for trim size
the size of a book or a page of a book after all excess material has been trimmed off
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