Meaning of BRIM in English
/ brɪm; NAmE / noun , verb
the top edge of a cup, bowl, glass, etc. :
two wine glasses, filled to the brim
( figurative )
the flat edge around the bottom of a hat that sticks out
—picture at panama
-brimmed (in adjectives) having the type of brim mentioned :
a wide-brimmed hat
( -mm- ) [ v ] brim (with sth) to be full of sth; to fill sth :
Her eyes brimmed with tears.
Tears brimmed in her eyes.
The team were brimming with confidence before the game.
- brim over (with sth)
Middle English (denoting the edge of the sea or other body of water): perhaps related to German Bräme trimming.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005