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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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This projection also is referred to the occipitomental view and is considered the best overall view for the orbits, orbital rim structures, orbital floor, maxillary and frontal sinuses, zygomatic arches, nasal arches and septum.
Skin: in the whole body, the skin of the eyelids is the thinnest and it becomes thicker over the orbital rims
This syndrome occurred secondary to an iatrogenic microfracture of the superomedial orbital rim.
The origin of the inferior oblique (IO) is at the infero-medial corner of the orbital rim, close to the naso-lacrimal duct.
In patients with two process fracture, the infra orbital rim and zygomatic buttress were the most common sites of fracture accounting 27.
Computed tomography (CT) detected fractures of his left orbital rim, orbital floor, zygomatic arch, maxilla, and mandible (figure 1, A) in addition to soft-tissue swelling (figure 1, C).
A custom lead shield was molded to the contour of the patient's nasal bridge and orbital rim to secondarily collimate the beam and reduce the scatter to the lacrimal gland and the anterior chamber of the eye.
These approaches provide relatively quick and simple access to the orbital rim and floor.
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.