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lime1 British & World English

A white caustic alkaline substance consisting of calcium oxide, which is obtained by heating limestone and which combines with water with the production of much heat

lime2 British & World English

A rounded citrus fruit similar to a lemon but greener, smaller, and with a distinctive acid flavour

lime3 British & World English

A deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellowish blossom, native to north temperate regions. The pale timber is used for carving and inexpensive furniture

lime4 British & World English

Sit or stand around talking with others

lime British & World English

A deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellowish blossom, native to north temperate regions. The pale timber is used for carving and inexpensive furniture

quicklime in lime1 British & World English

A white caustic alkaline substance consisting of calcium oxide, which is obtained by heating limestone and which combines with water with the production of much heat

soda lime British & World English

A mixture of calcium oxide and sodium hydroxide

Key lime British & World English

A small yellowish lime with a sharp flavour

shell lime British & World English

Fine-quality lime produced by roasting seashells

white lime British & World English

Lime mixed with water as a coating for walls; whitewash

Kaffir lime British & World English

A SE Asian citrus tree whose fragrant leaves are used in Thai and Indonesian cooking

lime water British & World English

A solution of calcium hydroxide in water, which is alkaline and turns milky in the presence of carbon dioxide

lime sulphur British & World English

An insecticide and fungicide containing calcium polysulphides, made by boiling lime and sulphur in water

Key lime pie British & World English

A custard pie made with the juice of Key limes

lime tree in lime2 British & World English

The evergreen citrus tree which produces limes, widely cultivated in warm climates

lime tree in lime3 British & World English

A deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellowish blossom, native to north temperate regions. The pale timber is used for carving and inexpensive furniture

limekiln British & World English

A kiln in which limestone is burnt or calcined to produce quicklime

limewash British & World English

A mixture of lime and water used for coating walls

birdlime British & World English

A sticky substance spread on to twigs to trap small birds

slaked lime in lime1 British & World English

A white alkaline substance consisting of calcium hydroxide, made by adding water to quicklime and used in traditional building methods to make plaster, mortar, and limewash

lime green in lime2 British & World English

A bright light green colour like that of a lime

lime sulfur in lime sulphur British & World English

An insecticide and fungicide containing calcium polysulphides, made by boiling lime and sulphur in water

putty British & World English

Any of a number of similar malleable substances used inside and outside buildings, e.g. plumber’s putty, lime putty, or used for modelling or casting, e.g. epoxy putty

lime putty in putty British & World English

Any of a number of similar malleable substances used inside and outside buildings, e.g. plumber’s putty, lime putty, or used for modelling or casting, e.g. epoxy putty

common lime in lime3 British & World English

A deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellowish blossom, native to north temperate regions. The pale timber is used for carving and inexpensive furniture

small-leaved lime in lime3 British & World English

A deciduous tree with heart-shaped leaves and fragrant yellowish blossom, native to north temperate regions. The pale timber is used for carving and inexpensive furniture

lime English-Spanish

cal feminine

Kaffir lime English-Spanish

combava feminine

lime green English-Spanish

verde lima

slaked lime in slake English-Spanish

cal feminine muerta