Definition of TRIMMING

noun : TRIMMING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of adding decoration; "the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree" ;

verb : TRIMMING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size; "pare one's fingernails"; "trim the photograph"; "trim lumber" ;

  • 2. (

    ) decorate, as with ornaments; "trim the christmas tree"; "trim a shop window" ;

  • 4. (

    ) balance in flight by regulating the control surfaces; "trim an airplane" ;

  • 5. (

    ) be in equilibrium during a flight; "The airplane trimmed" ;

  • 9. (

    ) adjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used ;


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