trimmer

Primary Meanings of trimmer

1.
n
a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
2.
n
joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
3.
n
capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments
Full Definitions of trimmer
1

n a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs

Synonyms:
pruner
Type of:
worker
a person who works at a specific occupation

n a machine that trims timber

Type of:
machine
any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
2

n joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.

Synonyms:
trimmer joist
Type of:
joist
beam used to support floors or roofs
3

n capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments

Synonyms:
trimming capacitor
Type of:
capacitance, capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser
an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge

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