trimmer

Definitions of trimmer
  1. noun
    a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
    synonyms: pruner
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    type of:
    worker
    a person who works at a specific occupation
  2. noun
    a machine that trims timber
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    type of:
    machine
    any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
  3. noun
    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
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    type of:
    joist
    beam used to support floors or roofs
  4. noun
    capacitor having variable capacitance; used for making fine adjustments
    synonyms: trimming capacitor
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    type of:
    capacitance, capacitor, condenser, electrical condenser
    an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
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