Definition of trimmer
1a (1) : one that trims articles (2) : one that stows coal or freight on a ship so as to distribute the weight properlyb : an instrument or machine with which trimming is donec : a circuit element (such as a capacitor) used to tune a circuit to a desired frequency
2 : a beam that receives the end of a header in floor framing
3 : a person who modifies a policy, position, or opinion especially out of expediency
Examples of trimmer in a Sentence
gradually fading in the primaries, the former front-runner watched helplessly as the trimmers rushed to embrace the party's newest rising star
last year's winner of the tournament unexpectedly got trimmed in the first round, and the trimmer was a young player that no one had ever heard of
Recent Examples of trimmer from the Web
Also, the neighbors have discussed hiring a tree trimmer to create wider spaces between branches to make nest building more difficult.
As for identity, the Kiwis have a sailing team consisting of New Zealanders with just one exception: Glenn Ashby, the skipper and wing trimmer, is Australian.
Weed trimmers, work gloves, belts, snacks and breakfast items are needed.
Burglary Three chainsaws, two Motorola radios, one portable drill, one power washer, one leaf blower and one hedge trimmer, all valued at $1,200, were reported stolen from a storage shed at Memory Gardens, 2501 E. Euclid Ave.
That’s welcome news because in Consumer Reports’ tests of string trimmers, lawn mowers, and leaf blowers, electric lawn tools finally pack the power to go head-to-head with gas models.
With the wing trimmer Glenn Ashby the oldest member at 39, the team sees youth as a key to its success.
Gordon, who served as a helmsman and trimmer on Warrior, was among four crew members with Annapolis ties.
An all-new, mass-efficient body structure is at the center of the Equinox's trimmer curb weight and helps make the most of the available turbo engine options.
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