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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.
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It had toppled over the brim of the cylinder and fallen into the pit, with a thud like the fall of a great mass of leather.
Villefort, pale and agitated, ran to the window, put aside the curtain, and saw him pass, cool and collected, by two or three ill-looking men at the corner of the street, who were there, perhaps, to arrest a man with black whiskers, and a blue frock-coat, and hat with broad brim.
The stave was still there, and on it Starkey had hung his hat, a deep tarpaulin, watertight, with a broad brim.
As we shall not see her again, it may be worth mentioning here that all Never birds now build in that shape of nest, with a broad brim on which the youngsters take an airing.
His hat had a peaked crown and a flat brim, and around the brim was a row of tiny golden bells that tinkled when he moved.
Then, astounded by the quantity of beer that was lacking, and remembering having seen stale beer made to foam afresh, I took a stick and stirred what was left till it foamed to the brim.
she thought, looking at his frigid and imposing figure, and especially the ears that struck her at the moment as propping up the brim of his round hat.
The speaker, and the schoolmaster, and the third grown person present, all backed a little, and swept with their eyes the inclined plane of little vessels then and there arranged in order, ready to have imperial gallons of facts poured into them until they were full to the brim.
When they stopped to change at Coventry, the steam ascended from the horses in such clouds as wholly to obscure the hostler, whose voice was however heard to declare from the mist, that he expected the first gold medal from the Humane Society on their next distribution of rewards, for taking the postboy's hat off; the water descending from the brim of which, the invisible gentleman declared, must have drowned him (the postboy), but for his great presence of mind in tearing it promptly from his head, and drying the gasping man's countenance with a wisp of straw.
Inside the PS10m extension at Whitburn C of E Academy in South Tyneside, completed by Brims Construction
In the new role, Corner will focus on equity research of medical technology companies and Brims will focus on biotechnology companies.
With an oval-shaped face you can wear smaller pillboxes as well as wider brims but keep your eye on your whole silhouette to make sure