trim

(redirected from trimming down)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, had called, in a message to the Parliament on June 23rd last, for the trimming down of his Cabinet, reiterating the significance of changing the number of ministries.
The bigger units are trimming down their production and focusing on cost cutting.
NIGEL CLOUGH will set about trimming down Derby's squad when he officially begins his job as the Rams'new manager this morning.
The worry with these shows, though, is that while it could turn people off the idea of trimming down, it also gives out diets and tips on just how to achieve the lollipop look.
So Loy decided to beef up the seeds by trimming down the pumpkin.
Just like the rest of American, they are shaping up and trimming down, all in an effort to maintain their famous forms.
The Parliament's Chairmanship Commission and the Leaders of political groups are discussing today (Sunday) the message of Maliki that arrived today, regarding the trimming down of the government," Khalidy told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.