the act of adding decoration
"the children had to be in bed before it was time for the trimming of the tree"
trimming, trim, passementerie(noun)
a decoration or adornment on a garment
"the trimming on a hat"; "the trim on a shirt"
trim, trimming, clipping(noun)
cutting down to the desired size or shape
The act of someone who trims.
I gave a good trimming to my elderly neighbour's hedges.
Material that is removed by someone trimming something, as a piece of steak.
A reprimand or chastisting.
to give a boy a trimming
a. from Trim, v
the act of one who trims
that which serves to trim, make right or fitting, adjust, ornament, or the like; especially, the necessary or the ornamental appendages, as of a garment; hence, sometimes, the concomitants of a dish; a relish; -- usually in the pluraltrimmings. --
the act of reprimanding or chastisting; as, to give a boy a trimming
The numerical value of trimming in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of trimming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The budget should focus on trimming of unproductive schemes, paring of subsidy expenditure would help free up resources to boost infrastructure spending.
In early trade, domestic buyers seemed to be contributing to trimming the declines, but after the China survey was out, foreign investors' selling accelerated.
The solid jobs report gives us more reason to expect the Fed to announce that it's prepared to start trimming its balance sheet, by contrast, the Bank of Japan is nowhere near a policy exit, and it's taking steps that weaken the yen.
We continue to see a large drag from private inventory investment as trimming headline growth, but with a smaller drag from net trade and more modest equipment investment, the composition of third-quarter GDP is likely to be more balanced.
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