Definition of Lime. Meaning of Lime. Synonyms of Lime

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Definition of Lime

Lime
Lime Lime (l[imac]m), n. [See Leam a string.] A thong by which a dog is led; a leash. --Halliwell.
Lime
Lime Lime, n. [Formerly line, for earlier lind. See Linden.] (Bot.) The linden tree. See Linden.
Lime
Lime Lime, n. [F. lime; of Persian origin. See Lemon.] (Bot.) 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.
Lime
Lime Lime, n. [AS. l[=i]m; akin to D. lijm, G. leim, OHG. l[=i]m, Icel. l[=i]m, Sw. lim, Dan. liim, L. limus mud, linere to smear, and E. loam. [root]126. Cf. Loam, Liniment.] 1. Birdlime. Like the lime That foolish birds are caught with. --Wordsworth. 2. (Chem.) 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,

Meaning of Lime from wikipedia

- Lime primarily refers to: Lime (fruit), a green citrus fruit Lime (material), inorganic materials containing calcium, usually calcium oxide or calcium...
- Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic mineral in which oxides, and hydroxides predominate. In the strict sense of the term, lime is calcium oxide or...
- whose fruits are called limes, including the Key lime (Citrus aurantifolia), Persian lime, kaffir lime, and desert lime. Limes are a rich source of vitamin...
- Originally the Latin noun līmes (English: /ˈlaɪmiːz/; Latin pl. līmitēs) had a number of different meanings: a path or balk delimiting fields, a boundary...
- burnt lime, is a widely used chemical compound. It is a white, caustic, alkaline, crystalline solid at room temperature. The broadly used term lime connotes...
- (called lime or quicklime) is mixed, or slaked with water. It has many names including hydrated lime, caustic lime, builders' lime, slack lime, cal, or...
- they are commonly called lime trees, or lime bushes, although they are not closely related to the tree that produces the lime fruit. Other names include...
- LimeWire is a discontinued free peer-to-peer file sharing (P2P) client for Windows, OS X, Linux and Solaris. LimeWire used the gnutella network as well...
- Lime mortar is composed of lime and an aggregate such as sand, mixed with water. The Ancient Egyptians were the first to use lime mortars. About 6,000...
- such as toothpaste or paints, as a chemical feedstock for the production of lime, as a soil conditioner, or as a po****r decorative addition to rock gardens...
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