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rim

1. the peripheral part of a wheel, to which the tyre is attached
2. Basketball the hoop from which the net is suspended

rim

[rim]
(design engineering)
The outer part of a wheel, usually connected to the hub by spokes.
An outer edge or border, sometimes raised or projecting.

rim

1. The border or outer edge of anything which is circular or continuously curved.
2. Descriptive of any finish hardware which is designed for application to the face of a door or window, rather than for mortising.

RIM

(1) (Research In Motion Limited, Waterloo, Ontario, www.rim.com) The former name of BlackBerry. Established in 1984, RIM changed its name to BlackBerry in January 2013 when it introduced the BlackBerry 10 smartphone. See BlackBerry and BlackBerry 10.

(2) (Rambus Inline Memory module) See RDRAM.
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An immediate CT was obtained, and it showed a new fracture line in the superomedial orbital rim (figure, B).
The origin of the inferior oblique (IO) is at the infero-medial corner of the orbital rim, close to the naso-lacrimal duct.
We report a case of dentigerous cyst of the maxilla and maxillary sinus that caused the ectopic displacement of an unerupted tooth into the orbital rim and floor.
A titanium mesh with overlying Mimix hydroxyapatite cement was used to reconstruct the orbital rim (figure 3).
A palpable step-off was noted at the glabella, the nasal root, and the inferior orbital rim on the left side.
The lateral nasal wall was removed endoscopically from the inferior orbital rim to the inferior turbinate to expose the lateral portion of the maxillary sinus.
Using a reciprocating saw, osteotomy of the outer table of the frontal bone and superior orbital rim was performed as close as possible to the lateral sinus margins.