9 Definitions of Lime

The meaning of the word lime, the definition of Lime:

n. - A thong by which a dog is led; a leash.

n. - The linden tree. See Linden.

n. - A fruit allied to the lemon, but much smaller; also, the tree which bears it. There are two kinds; Citrus Medica, var. acida which is intensely sour, and the sweet lime (C. Medica, var. Limetta) which is only slightly sour.

n. - Birdlime.

n. - Oxide of calcium; the white or gray, caustic substance, usually called quicklime, obtained by calcining limestone or shells, the heat driving off carbon dioxide and leaving lime. It develops great heat when treated with water, forming slacked lime, and is an essential ingredient of cement, plastering, mortar, etc.

v. t. - To smear with a viscous substance, as birdlime.

v. t. - To entangle; to insnare.

v. t. - To treat with lime, or oxide or hydrate of calcium; to manure with lime; as, to lime hides for removing the hair; to lime sails in order to whiten them.

v. t. - To cement.

The word "lime" uses 4 letters: E I L M

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after lime, or to lime in any order:

a - email maile   c - clime melic   d - limed   e - elemi   g - gimel glime   k - kelim   l - mille   n - limen   p - impel   r - miler   s - limes miles slime smile   u - ileum   y - limey  

Shorter words found within lime:

el elm em ie il lei li lie lm me mei mel mi mil ml

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