"trimmer" in the noun sense
1. pruner, trimmer
a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs
"untouched by the pruner's axe"
a machine that trims timber
3. trimmer, trimming capacitor
capacitor having variable capacitance used for making fine adjustments
4. trimmer, trimmer joist
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.
"trimmer" in the adjective sense
1. spare, trim
thin and fit
"the spare figure of a marathon runner"
"a body kept trim by exercise"
2. shipshape, trim, well-kept
of places characterized by order and neatness free from disorder
"even the barn was shipshape"
"a trim little sailboat"
3. clean-cut, trig, trim
neat and smart in appearance
"a clean-cut and well-bred young man"
"the trig corporal in his jaunty cap"
"a trim beard"
4. tailored, trim
severely simple in line or design
"a neat tailored suit"
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