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 for Arch rim
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rim \Rim\, n. [As. rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. rhim, rhimp, a rim,
     edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. Rind.]
     1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of
        something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or
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     2. The lower part of the abdomen. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     Arch rim (Phonetics), the line between the gums and the
     Rim-fire cartridge. (Mil.) See under Cartridge.
     Rim lock. See under Lock.
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