trim size

noun

Definition of trim size

: the actual size (as of a book page) after excess material required in production has been cut off

Examples of trim size in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Half the fun of hunting with a M94 or M336 is their trim size and easy, flat-sided, one-hand carry. Ron Spomer, Outdoor Life, "2 Tricks to Make Your .30/30 More Effective Beyond 150 Yards," 29 Apr. 2020 So builders are trimming sizes and reducing frills to rein in costs. Steve Brown, Dallas News, "New homes in D-FW and U.S. are shrinking as builders try to contain costs," 27 Jan. 2020 The tall, trim size is no accident either, just right for a sturdy tower of safety, especially in cross-section. San Francisco Chronicle, "Roundup of new children’s books," 25 Apr. 2018 The tall, trim size is no accident either, just right for a sturdy tower of safety, especially in cross-section. San Francisco Chronicle, "Roundup of new children’s books," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of trim size

circa 1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Trim size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trim%20size. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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