HyperDic: lime

English > 8 senses of the word lime:
NOUNsubstancelime, calcium hydroxide, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydratea caustic substance produced by heating limestone
substancelime, calcium oxide, quicklime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt limea white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
substancelime, birdlimea sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
plantlime, lime tree, Citrus aurantifoliaany of various related trees bearing limes
plantlime, linden, linden tree, basswood, lime treeany of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers
foodlimethe green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
VERBmotionlime, birdlimespread birdlime on branches to catch birds
contactlimecover with lime / lime so as to induce growth
lime > pronunciation
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English > lime: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA caustic substance produced by heating limestone.
Synonymscalcium hydroxide, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate
Broaderhydroxide, hydrated oxideA compound of an oxide with water
Spanishcal apagada, hidróxido de calcio
Catalanhidròxid de calci
Verbslimecover with lime / lime so as to induce growth
English > lime: 8 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.
Synonymscalcium oxide, quicklime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt lime
BroaderoxideAny compound of oxygen with another element or a radical
Substancescalcium, Ca, atomic number 20A white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light
Spanishcal, cal viva, óxido de calcio
Catalancalç, òxid de calci
Verbslimecover with lime / lime so as to induce growth
English > lime: 8 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningA sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds.
Synonymbirdlime
Broaderadhesive material, adhesive agent, adhesiveA substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
Spanishliga, visco
Catalanvesc
Verbslimespread birdlime on branches to catch birds
English > lime: 8 senses > noun 4, plant
MeaningAny of various related trees bearing limes.
Synonymslime tree, Citrus aurantifolia
Member ofgenus Citrusorange
PartslimeThe green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
Broadercitrus, citrus treeAny of numerous tropical usually thorny evergreen trees of the genus Citrus having leathery evergreen leaves and widely cultivated for their juicy edible fruits having leathery aromatic rinds
SpanishCitrus aurantifolia, limero
English > lime: 8 senses > noun 5, plant
MeaningAny of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber.
Synonymslinden, linden tree, basswood, lime tree
Member ofTilia, genus Tiliadeciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia
NarrowerAmerican basswood, American lime, Tilia americanalarge American shade tree with large dark green leaves and rounded crown
Japanese linden, Japanese lime, Tilia japonicamedium-sized tree of Japan used as an ornamental
silver lime, silver linden, Tilia tomentosalarge tree native to eastern Europe and Asia Minor having leaves with white tomentum on the under side
small-leaved linden, small-leaved lime, Tilia cordatalarge spreading European linden with small dark green leaves
white basswood, cottonwood, Tilia heterophyllaAmerican basswood of the Allegheny region
BroadertreeA tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown
Substancesbasswood, lindenSoft light-colored wood of any of various linden trees
Spanishtilo
Catalantell, til·ler
English > lime: 8 senses > noun 6, food
MeaningThe green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees.
Part oflime, lime tree, Citrus aurantifoliaAny of various related trees bearing limes
Narrowerkey limesmall yellow-green limes of southern Florida
Broadercitrus, citrus fruit, citrous fruitAny of numerous fruits of the genus Citrus having thick rind and juicy pulp
Spanishlima
Catalanllima
English > lime: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningSpread birdlime on branches to catch birds.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymbirdlime
Broaderspread, scatter, spread outstrew or distribute over an area
Nounslimea sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
English > lime: 8 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcover with lime / lime so as to induce growth.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"lime the lawn"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishabonar con cal
Nounslimea caustic substance produced by heating limestone
limea white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

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