[electronics] A trimmer or preset is a miniature adjustable electrical component. It is meant to be set correctly when installed in some device, and never seen or adjusted by the device`s user. Trimmers can be variable resistors (potentiometers), variable capacitors, trimmable inductors. The...
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In architecture a trimmer is a beam, into which are framed the ends of headers in floor framing, as when a hole is to be left for stairs, or to avoid bringing joists near chimneys, and the like.
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[construction] In light-frame construction, a trimmer is a timber or metal beam (joist) used to create an opening around a stairwell, skylight, chimney, and the like. Trimmers are installed parallel to floor or ceiling joists and support perpendicular headers. It can also refer to a jack stu...
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Trimmer is British slang for a hypocrite, someone who changes their behaviour to suit their surroundings.
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A machine for cutting the loose, hanging threads from the SELVAGES of cloth.
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[n] - a machine that trims timber 2. [n] - capacitor having variable capacitance 3. [n] - joist that receives the end of a header in floor or roof framing in order to leave an opening for a staircase or chimney etc.
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A machine resembling half a sidewheel or reel mower and used for trimming lawn edges.
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Cross member between joists or studs to form an opening. A typical example is to trim out an opening in a floor around a staircase
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A small adjustable capacitor usually used for the fine adjustment of a larger capacitor to which it is connected.
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Machine used to trim roofing slates to size
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