\ˈrimd \

Definition of rimmed 

: having a rim usually used in combination dark-rimmed glassesred-rimmed eyes

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Line a 13-by-18-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Gabriella Gershenson, WSJ, "Is Boston Cream Pie the World’s Most Delicious...Cake?," 9 Nov. 2018 On a lightly floured work surface, roll out each piece of dough into a very thin 5-inch round, then transfer to parchment paper–lined rimmed baking sheets and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "Be Ambitious This Thanksgiving: 3 Bold Recipes From One of L.A.’s Most Talked About Restaurants," 2 Nov. 2018 Wrap sandwiches in parchment or plastic wrap and place in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Anna Helm Baxter, Country Living, "Salami Sandwiches with Cauliflower Relish," 31 Oct. 2018 Place a rimmed baking sheet in the oven and heat to 450°F. Joy Bauer, Ms, Woman's Day, "Mediterranean Zucchini Boats with Kefir-Mint Topping," 25 Oct. 2018 Transfer to pie crust, top with crumb mixture and transfer to rimmed baking sheet. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, "Harvest Pear-Blackberry Pie," 23 Oct. 2018 Set two rimmed baking sheets nearby, and line one with paper towels. Joe Yonan, The Seattle Times, "How to make crispy, convenient taquitos (Slurpee not included)," 18 Sep. 2018 Known for his bow ties and horn-rimmed glasses, Mr. Elden also helped Carl Icahn set up a hedge fund that raised $1.6 billion in 2004. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Richard Elden Used Newspaper Skills to Find Best Bets in Hedge Funds," 13 July 2018 Martinez is the creator of what is arguably the 20th century’s most epochal invention—the frozen margarita machine—and, at the age of 73, the Dallas restaurateur is an indisputable authority on the cocktail in the salt-rimmed glass. Franz Lidz, Smithsonian, "The Uniquely Texan Origins of the Frozen Margarita," 27 June 2018

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1729, in the meaning defined above

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: having a particular type of rim

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the figure or shape of a crescent moon

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