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brim

 [brim]
the upper edge of a bowllike structure.
pelvic brim pelvic inlet.

brim

(brim),
The upper edge or rim of a hollow structure.

brim

(brim) the upper edge of a basin.
pelvic brim  the upper edge of the superior strait of the pelvis.

brim

1 edge or margin.
2 the edge of the upper border of the true pelvis, or the pelvic inlet. See also pelvis.

brim

The top of an open vessel; lip; edge.

brim

(brim)
The upper edge or rim of a hollow structure.

brim

the anterior edge of the pubic bones; the attachment of the linea alba and the ventral abdominal muscles. Called also pecten pubis.
References in classic literature ?
Now, my lord, Give us a toast from a full brimming cup.
It is this, it is this that oppresses my soul, When I think of my uncle's last words: And my heart is like nothing so much as a bowl Brimming over with quivering curds!
There was no stint of generous wine, for it was a hard-drinking period, a time of loyal toasts, and bacchanalian songs, and brimming bumpers.
Then Newman had a singular sensation; he felt his sense of injury almost brimming over into jocularity.
She wound up with the English word, and tied the mouth of the brimming bag.
At last, without uttering a syllable, he pushed her violently from him, and threw the contents of the brimming goblet in her face.
She would drink her cup of joy while it was held out to her brimming full.
A smile of self- satisfaction beamed on his face, and Varia too was brimming over with delight.
Then one came forward who had been chosen to play the priest because he had a bald crown, and in his hand he carried a brimming pot of ale.
that little girl who seemed to me brimming over with mystic forces
She had the quick, impulsive movements of her mother, the lips parting often to speak, and closing again; and the dark oval eyes of her father brimming with light upon a basis of sadness, or, since she was too young to have acquired a sorrowful point of view, one might say that the basis was not sadness so much as a spirit given to contemplation and self-control.
A murmuring tree, a river brimming in the moonlight, Terence's words came back to Rachel as she sat drinking the tea and listening to the words which flowed on so lightly, so kindly, and with such silvery smoothness.