Trimmer


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trimmer

[′trim·ər]
(building construction)
One of the single or double joists or rafters that go around an opening in the framing type of construction.
(mining engineering)
A piece of bent wire used to regulate the size of the flame of a safety lamp without removing the top of the lamp.
A worker who arranges coal in the hold of a vessel (miner, ship) as the coal is discharged into it from bins.
A person who cleans miners' lamps.
An apparatus for trimming a pile of coal into a regular form (as a cone or prism).

Trimmer

A piece of timber in a roof, floor, or wooden partition, to support a header which in turn supports the ends of the joists, rafters, or studs; a small horizontal beam, into which the ends of one or more joists are framed.

trimmer

1. A piece of timber inserted in a roof, floor, wooden partition, or the like, to support a header which in turn supports the ends of the joists, rafters, studs, etc.
2. A small horizontal beam, as in a floor, into which the ends of one or more joists are framed; often named from the place of use as a hearth trimmer, stair trimmer, etc.
4. Variously shaped ceramic tile used as bases, caps, corners, moldings, and angles, as necessary to complete an installation and to satisfy sanitary and architectural requirements.
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Wahl makes a trimmer you can use for your nose, ear and brow.
The unique Philips Laser Guide is easily activated by simply pressing the top of the golden pen on the back of the trimmer to pop up the guide and instantly activate the laser line.
If two attachments failed to work, it would appear that they are not compatible and the trimmers are either not as described, or not of satisfactory quality, or both.
One recent introduction by Wahl, the LI ION 3 In 1, is a combined shaver and trimmer with a number of attachments for shaving and grooming.
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I have old pictures from my dad, taken in Cardiff, and he used to talk of his boyhood in Rhiwbina, where Fred Trimmer was a nurseryman and market gardener.
Until now, women have needed a repertoire of razors, creams, trimmers and scissors to complete the hair removal process," said product manager Ruth Benz.
The company will introduce S-7200B, a single needle direct drive straight lock stitcher with thread trimmer, and S-7220B, a single needle direct drive needle feed lock stitcher with thread trimmer (an advanced model of S-7200B with needle feed).
You have to trim your hedge but it's grown so wide or so high that your electric hedge trimmer won't reach.