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trim
British English: /trɪm/
American English: /trɪm/

Translation of trim in German:

transitive verb -mm-

  • 3
    (adjust balance of) trimmen (Boot, Schiff, Flugzeug)
  • 4
    richtig stellen (Segel)
    trim one's sails before the wind
    [figurative]
    sich nach der Decke strecken

adjective

noun

  • 1
    (state of adjustment) Bereitschaft, die
    find something in [perfect] trim
    etwas in [bester] Ordnung vorfinden
    everything was in good or proper trim
    alles war in bester Ordnung
    be in fine physical trim
    in guter körperlicher Verfassung sein
    get/be in trim (suitably dressed)
    sich angemessen anziehen/angemessen angezogen sein
    (healthy) sich trimmen/in Form od. fit sein
  • 2 (proper balance) (of ship)
    Trimm, der
    (of aircraft)
    [stabile] Fluglage
    be in/out of trim (Schiff)
    in/nicht in Trimm sein
    (Flugzeug)
    in stabiler/unstabiler Fluglage sein
  • 3
    (cut) Nachschneiden, das
    my hair needs a trim
    ich muss mir die Haare nachschneiden lassen
    give a hedge a trim
    eine Hecke nachschneiden
    just a trim, please
    (said to hairdresser) nur nachschneiden, bitte
  • 5 (of car)
    Innenausstattung, die
    (on door panel)

Phrasal verbs

trim away

trim off

trim down

transitive verb
[figurative]
verringern
her figure needed trimming down
sie musste etwas für ihre Figur tun

trim off

transitive verb
[figurative]
abnehmen

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