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Container CapacityPlay
Use 'brim' to emphasize a container is as full as possible, leaving no space. SlideThe jar of cookies was filled to the brim.
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Overflowing ImpliedPlay
'Brim' can imply the possibility of spilling due to being overly full. SlideThe boiling pot was bubbling to the brim.
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Literal EdgePlay
In physical contexts, 'brim' refers to the actual upper boundary of an object. SlideShe measured the water up to the cup's brim.