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brim

 (brĭm)
n.
1. The uppermost edge of a hollow container or natural basin.
2. A projecting rim or edge, especially around the bottom of a hat.
3. Full capacity: "No sooner had the fighting started than the hotel filled to the brim with a most extraordinary collection of people" (George Orwell).
v. brimmed, brim·ming, brims
v.intr.
1. To be full to the brim, often to overflowing: The cup is brimming with chowder.
2. To be abundantly filled or supplied: a monument brimming with tourists; workers brimming with pride.
v.tr.
To fill to the brim.

[Middle English brimme.]
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brimming

(ˈbrɪmɪŋ)
adj
completely full with something
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brimming - filled to capacity; "a brimful cup"; "I am brimful of chowder"; "a child brimming over with curiosity"; "eyes brimming with tears"
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
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brimming

adjective
1. Full to the point of flowing over:
2. Completely filled:
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