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
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.
Theft •Three cargo containers and two trailers located in the 9300 block of Grand Avenue were reported broken into on May 19 at 7:20 a.m. Eight items, which included a power washer, chain saws, hedge trimmers and other tools were reported stolen.
The Lithium Ion Trimmer is the fist trimmer ever to use a Li-Ion battery, according to Wahl, which has several advantages.
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