trimming

Definitions of trimming
  1. noun
    a decoration or adornment on a garment
    synonyms: passementerie, trim
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    braid, braiding, gold braid
    trimming used to decorate clothes or curtains
    miniver
    trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur
    rickrack, ricrac
    a narrow zigzag ribbon used as trimming
    aglet, aiglet, aiguilette
    ornamental tagged cord or braid on the shoulder of a uniform
    soutache
    a narrow braid used as a decorative trimming
    type of:
    adornment
    a decoration of color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
  2. noun
    the act of adding decoration
    “the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree”
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    decoration
    the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
  3. noun
    cutting down to the desired size or shape
    synonyms: clipping, trim
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    pruning
    the act of trimming a plant
    type of:
    cut, cutting, cutting off
    the act of shortening something by chopping off the ends
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