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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /laɪm/, SAMPA: /laIm/
  • Rhymes: -aɪm

Etymology 1[]

Old English līm, from Proto-Germanic *leimaz. Cognate with Danish lim ( < Old Norse lím), Dutch lijm, German Leim; Latin limus (mud).

Noun[]

Singular
Lime

Plural
s

Lime (s)

  1. (poetic) any gluey or adhesive substance; something which traps or captures someone
  2. Template:Mineralogy A white alkaline substance, calcium oxide, obtained from limestone; quicklime
    • 1952: Lime, which is the product of the burning of chalk or limestone, might be bought ready burnt, or it could be burnt in kilns specially constructed in the neighbourhood of the building operations. — L.F. Salzman, Building in England, page 149.
  3. A dry white powder (calcium hydroxide).
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Verb[]

Infinitive
to Lime

Third person singular
lim

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Lime (third-person singular simple present lim, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (transitive) To treat with calcium hydroxide or calcium oxide (lime).
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File:Prague Promenade.jpg

Avenue of limes in Prague.

Etymology 2[]

An alteration of line, a variant form of lind.

Noun[]

Singular
Lime

Plural
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Lime ({{{1}}})

  1. A deciduous tree of the genus Tilia, especially Tilia X vulgaris; the linden tree, or its wood
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Etymology 3[]

Wikipedia

File:Flickr - cyclonebill - Avocado og lime.jpg

Avocados and limes.

From French lime, from Spanish lima, from Arabic ليمة (līma).

Noun[]

Singular
Lime

Plural
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Lime ({{{1}}})

  1. A green citrus fruit, somewhat smaller and sharper-tasting than a lemon.
  2. Any of the trees that bear limes, especially Citrus aurantiifolia
  3. Template:Color A light, somewhat yellowish, green colour associated with the fruits of a lime tree.
    Lime colour:   
    web lime colour:   
  4. Template:Fandom A piece of fanfiction with suggestive or erotic, but not explicit content.
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Adjective[]

Lime (not comparable)

Positive
Lime

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Containing lime or lime juice.
  2. Having the aroma or flavor of lime.
  3. Lime-green.
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Etymology 4[]

Back-formation from limer.

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Lime

Third person singular
lim

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to Lime (third-person singular simple present lim, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)

  1. (West Indies) To hang out, pass time on the streets.

Etymology 5[]

From lime (the fruit) as comparable to lemon (a more explicit rating in anime).

Noun[]

Singular
Lime

Plural
{{{1}}}

Lime ({{{1}}})

  1. Template:Anime A fan fiction story that stops short of full, explicit descriptions of sexual activity; a story characterized by PG-13 level explicitness; or one that approaches an intimate scene, and then goes "off-camera", with the intimacy left to the reader's imagination.

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Danish[]

Noun[]

Lime c. (singular definite Limen, plural indefinite Lime or limes)

  1. lime (fruit)

Inflection[]

Verb[]

Lime (imperative lim, infinitive at lime, present tense limer, past tense limede, past participle har limet)

  1. to glue

French[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Latin lima.

Noun[]

Lime f. (plural Limes)

  1. file (tool)
Derived terms[]
  • lime à ongles
  • limer

Etymology 2[]

From Spanish lima, from Arabic ليمة (līma).

Noun[]

Lime f. (plural Limes)

  1. lime (fruit, tree)
Synonyms[]
  • (fruit): limette

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Galician[]

Verb[]

Lime

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of limar.
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of limar.

Italian[]

Noun[]

lime f.

  1. Plural form of lima.

Anagrams[]

  • eilm,
  • elmi
  • meli

Spanish[]

Verb[]

Lime (infinitive limar)

  1. formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of limar.
  2. first-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of limar.
  3. formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of limar.
  4. third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of limar.

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