ETYM Old Eng. brim, brimme, AS. brymme edge, border; akin to Icel. barmr, Swed. bräm, Dan. braemme, German brame, bräme. Possibly the same word as AS. brim surge, sea.
1. A rim that sticks outward from the crown.
2. The top edge of a vessel; SYN. rim, lip.
ETYM Dan. brink edge, verge; akin to Swed. brink declivity, hill, Icel. brekka; cf. LG. brink a grassy hill, W. bryn hill, bryncyn hillock.
1. A region marking a boundary; SYN. threshold, verge.
2. The edge of a steep place.
1. A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); SYN. jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular.
2. Insincere talk about religion or morals; SYN. pious platitude.
crease / kriːs /
ETYM Cf. LG. krus, German krause, crispness, krausen, kräusen, to crisp, curl, lay on folds; or perh. of Celtic origin; cf. Armor. kriz a wrinkle, crease, kriza to wrinkle, fold, W. crych a wrinkle, crychu to rumple, ripple, crease.
A fold or pleat.
ETYM Old Eng. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to Old High Germ. ekka, German ecke, Icel. and Swed. egg, Dan. eg, and to Latin acies, Greek ake point, Skr. açri edge. Related to Egg, Eager, Ear spike of corn, Acute.
1. A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object.
2. A slight competitive advantage.
3. A strip near the boundary of an object; SYN. margin.
4. The attribute of urgency; SYN. sharpness.
5. The boundary of a surface; SYN. border.
edging / edʒɪŋ /
Anything placed on the edge to finish something; such as a fringe on clothing or a rug.
fell / fel /
Sinonimi: felled seam
1. Made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges; SYN. felled seam.
2. The act of felling something (as a tree).
hem / hem /
ETYM AS. hem, border, margin; cf. Fries. hämel, Prov. German hammel hem of mire or dirt.
A cloth border doubled back and stitched down.
ETYM Akin to as. licgan to lie, Icel. liggja; cf. Icel. lögg the ledge or rim at the bottom of a cask. Related to Lie to be prostrate.
A projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water; SYN. shelf.
lip / lɪp /
ETYM Old Eng. lippe, AS. lippa; akin to Dutch lip, German lippe, lefze, Old High Germ. lefs, Dan. laebe, Swed. läpp, Latin labium, labrum. Related to Labial.
Fleshy folds of tissue as those surrounding the mouth.
Either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
list / lɪst /
1. A band or strip of material: as listel; selvage; a narrow strip of wood cut from the edge of a board
2 An arena for combat (as jousting); a field of competition or controversy
4. A deviation from the vertical; tilt; also; the extent of such a deviation
ETYM Old Eng. margine, margent, Latin margo, ginis. Related to March a border, Marge.
1. The amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities; SYN. security deposit.
2. The blank space that surrounds the text on a page.
3. The boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary; SYN. border, perimeter.
Commercial, deposit of cash held by broker as security or installment of purchase price; amount remaining to, or to be paid by, client at termination of account; profit; minimum return required for profitability.
Economics, minimum usefulness that will cause production of commodity, etc., to continue.
In finance, the difference between cost and selling price; also cash or collateral on deposit with a broker or lender to meet legal requirements against loss, as when stocks and other securities have been financed by funds supplied by the lender.
Margin accounts were set at 10% of the selling price before the stock market crash of 1929. Since the establishment of the Securities and Exchange Commission 1934, margin was set at 50%.
ETYM Old Eng. rigge the back, as. hrycg; akin to Dutch rug, German rücken, Old High Germ. rucki, hrukki, Icel. hryggr, Swed. rugg, Dan. ryg.
1. A beam laid along the ridge of a roof; provides attachment for upper end of rafters; SYN. ridgepole, rooftree.
2. A long narrow natural elevation or striation.
3. A long narrow range of hills.
4. Any long raised strip.
rim / rɪm /
ETYM As. rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. rhim, rhimp, a rim, edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Related to Rind.
1. The outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached.
2. The shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object.
seam / siːm /
1. Line formed by joining two pieces, as in sewing.
2. The space between adjacent planks or strakes of a ship.
3. A line, groove, or ridge formed by the abutment of edges; a thin layer or stratum (as of rock) between distinctive layers; also; a bed of valuable mineral and especially coal irrespective of thickness; a line left by a cut or wound; also; wrinkle.
4. A weak or vulnerable area or gap.
ETYM Self + edge, i. e., its own proper edge; cf. od. selfegge.
1. An ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet; SYN. selvedge.
2. The edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray; SYN. selvedge.
Differently finished edging of cloth.
ETYM Old Eng. shulder, shuldre, schutder, as. sculdor; akin to Dutch schoulder, German schulter, Old High Germ. scultarra, Dan. skulder, Swed. skuldra.
1. A ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula; SYN. shoulder joint, articulatio humeri.
2. The part of the body between the neck and the upper arm.
3. Strip of unpaved land along the side of a road.
4. A cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal.
ETYM as. sîde; akin to Dutch zijde, German seite, Old High Germ. sîta, Icel. sîtha, Dan. side, Swed. sida.
1. A surface forming part of the outside of an object; SYN. face.
2. A extended outer surface of an object.
3. An aspect of something (as contrasted with some other implied aspect).
4. A place within a region identified relative to a center or reference location.
5. A line segment forming part of the perimeter of a plane figure.
6. Either the left or right half of a body (human or animal).
7. An opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; SYN. position.
8. A lengthwise dressed half of an animal's carcass used for food; SYN. side of meat.
9. A family line of descent.
10. One of two or more contesting groups (in games or war or politics).