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
Direct anagrams of lime:
Words formed by adding one letter before or after lime, or to lime in any order:
Shorter words found within lime:
List shorter words within lime, sorted by length
All words formed from lime by changing one letter
Browse words starting with lime by next letter
Previous word in our database: limby
Next word in our database: limeade