Crossword clues for lemon
- Drop, of a sort
- Defective auto
- Type of butter
- Defective car
- Car that won't go far
- Ade fruit
- Detroit dud
- Drop flavor
- _____ geranium (garden flower)
- Tart flavor
- Yellow hue
- Detroit fruit?
- Seafood garnish
- Soap scent
- Citrus fruit
- Automotive dud
- It may leave a sour taste in your mouth
- Winning manager in 1978 World Series
- Yellow shade
- Martini twist
- Defective device
- "Caveat emptor" item
- Flawed car
- Defective new auto
- Bad buy
- Dud; flop
- Kind of drop or peel
- Kind of ade
- Veal piccata flavoring
- Kind of tree
- Buggy with bugs
- Faulty car: Slang
- It makes you pucker up
- Fruit at the bar
- Wretched car
- Kind of law
- Car owner's headache
- Auto seen way too much in an auto shop
- Problematic car
- Lousy car
- Scent in furniture polish
- Kind of drop
- Iced tea garnish
- Slot machine symbol
- Furniture polish scent
- Iced tea flavoring
- Bar wedge
- Car that spends too much time in the shop
- Sprite flavor
- A mechanic might see it a lot
- Slot machine fruit
- It may be found often in a shop
- With 31-Down, its products are often squeezed
- One might show up in a casino
- Fruit that makes you pucker
- Life Saver flavor
- One of the original Life Savers fruit flavors
- Car that leaves you with a sour taste?
- Pucker-inducing fruit
- It makes a whiskey sour sour
- Bad car to road-trip in
- Yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
- A strong yellow color
- A small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit
- (informal) an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Sole \Sole\, n. [F. sole, L. solea; -- so named from its flat shape. See Sole of the foot.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of flatfishes of the genus Solea and allied genera of the family Soleid[ae], especially the common European species ( Solea vulgaris), which is a valuable food fish.
Any one of several American flounders somewhat resembling the true sole in form or quality, as the California sole ( Lepidopsetta bilineata), the long-finned sole ( Glyptocephalus zachirus), and other species.
Lemon, or French, sole (Zo["o]l.), a European species of sole ( Solea pegusa).
Smooth sole (Zo["o]l.), the megrim.
Lemon \Lem"on\ (l[e^]m"[u^]n), n. [F. limon, Per. l[imac]m[=u]n; cf. Ar. laim[=u]n, Sp. limon, It. limone. Cf. Lime a fruit.]
(Bot.) An oval or roundish fruit resembling the orange, and containing a pulp usually intensely acid. It is produced by a tropical tree of the genus Citrus, the common fruit known in commerce being that of the species Citrus Limonum or Citrus Medica (var. Limonum). There are many varieties of the fruit, some of which are sweet.
The tree which bears lemons; the lemon tree.
Lemon grass (Bot.), a fragrant East Indian grass ( Andropogon Sh[oe]nanthus, and perhaps other allied species), which yields the grass oil used in perfumery.
Lemon sole (Zo["o]l.), a yellow European sole ( Solea aurantiaca).
Salts of lemon (Chem.), a white crystalline substance, inappropriately named, as it consists of an acid potassium oxalate and contains no citric acid, which is the characteristic acid of lemon; -- called also salts of sorrel. It is used in removing ink stains. See Oxalic acid, under Oxalic. [Colloq.]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
type of citrus fruit, c.1400, lymon, from Old French limon "citrus fruit" (12c.), via Provençal or Italian from Arabic laimun, from Persian limu(n), generic terms for citrus fruits (compare lime (n.2)); cognate with Sanskrit nimbu "the lime." Slang meaning "a Quaalude" is 1960s, from Lemmon, name of a pharmaceutical company that once manufactured the drug.
"worthless thing," 1909, American English slang; from lemon (n.1), perhaps via criminal slang sense of "a person who is a loser, a simpleton," which is perhaps from the notion of someone a sharper can "suck the juice out of." A pool hall hustle was called a lemon game (1908); while to hand someone a lemon was British slang (1906) for "to pass off a sub-standard article as a good one." Or it simply may be a metaphor for something which leaves a bad taste in one's mouth.
a. 1 Containing or having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons. 2 Of the pale yellow colour/color of lemons. n. 1 A yellowish citrus fruit. 2 A semitropical evergreen tree, (taxlink Citrus limon species noshow=1), that bears such fruits. 3 A taste or flavour/flavor of lemons. 4 A more or less bright shade of yellow associated with lemon fruits. 5 (context slang English) A defective or inadequate item. 6 (context Cockney rhyming slang from "lemon tart" English) smart; cheeky, vocal. 7 (context Cockney rhyming slang shortened from “lemon flavour” English) favour, favor. 8 (context fandom English) A piece of fanfiction involving explicit sex (named after the erotic anime series ''(w: Cream Lemon)'').
n. yellow oval fruit with juicy acidic flesh
a small evergreen tree that originated in Asia but is widely cultivated for its fruit [syn: lemon tree, Citrus limon]
a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
an artifact (especially an automobile) that is defective or unsatisfactory [syn: stinker]
Lemon is both a tree and the fruit borne by that tree.
Lemon may also refer to:
A lemon is a vehicle (often new) that is found to have several manufacturing defects which may affect the safety, value or use of the vehicle. Any vehicle with numerous, severe issues can be termed so and, by extension, so can any product with flaws too great or severe to serve its purpose.
"Lemon" is the fourth song and second single from U2's 1993 album, Zooropa. Inspired by old video footage of Bono's late mother, the lyrics describe an attempt to preserve memory through film. More than any previous U2 song, "Lemon" showcases Bono's falsetto skills, aided by atmospheric vocals from the Edge and Brian Eno. The song has been described as futuristic German disco. The album version is one of U2's longest songs.
LEMON is an open source graph library written in the C++ language providing implementations of common data structures and algorithms with focus on combinatorial optimization tasks connected mainly with graphs and networks. The library is part of the COIN-OR project.
LEMON is an abbreviation of Library for Efficient Modeling and Optimization in Networks.
The lemon (Citrus × limon) is a species of small evergreen tree native to Asia.
The tree's ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses. The pulp and rind ( zest) are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5% to 6% citric acid, which gives a sour taste. The distinctive sour taste of lemon juice makes it a key ingredient in drinks and foods such as lemonade and lemon meringue pie.
People named Lemon or similarly:
- Arthur Lemon, Wales international rugby player
- Bob Lemon,(1920–2000), American Major League Baseball pitcher
- Sir Charles Lemon (1784–1868), 2nd Baronet, British Member of Parliament
- Chet Lemon, (born 1955), American Major League Baseball Player
- Cleo Lemon, (born 1979) NFL free agent quarterback
- Don Lemon, (born 1966), CNN broadcaster
- George William Lemon (1726–1797), English etymologist
- Jack Lemmon (1925–2001), American actor
- James Lemon (1903-1977), co-owner of the Washington Senators
- Jim Lemon (1928–2006), American Major League Baseball player
- John Lemon (1754–1814), British Member of Parliament, brother of Sir William Lemon
- John Lemon (prospector), 19th-century prospector in Alaska
- Keith Lemon, a character played by comedian Leigh Francis
- Leslie R. Lemon, American meteorologist
- Liz Lemon, character on the situation comedy 30 Rock
- Mark Lemon (1809–1870), editor of the British weekly Punch
- Mark Lemon (speedway rider) (born 1973), Australian speedway rider
- Meadowlark Lemon (1932–2015), American basketball player and actor
- Percy Lemon (1898–1932), British polar explorer
- Shawn Lemon (born 1988), American football player
- Wayne Lemon, American playwright and screenwriter
- Sir William Lemon (1748–1824), 1st Baronet Lemon of Carclew, British Member of Parliament.
Lemon was a video game developer founded in 1994 by Søren Hannibal and Jacob Andersen.
Lemon created the voxel based 3D shooter Amok, for Sega Saturn and PC (a PlayStation version was underway but was cancelled in the end). Programmer Martin Pollas joined in 1996 to work on the PC version of Amok.
When Lemon’s publisher, Scavenger, went bankrupt the team split up. Søren went to work for Shiny Entertainment (creating the Matrix games) while Jacob and Martin joined up with the remaining members of Zyrinx to form Reto-Moto ( Hitman series and Freedom Fighters) in 1998.
Before Lemon, Søren and Jacob created the Amiga Game Banshee while working at British game developer/publisher Core Design.
"Lemon" (, "Remon") is a collection of short stories by Japanese author Motojirō Kajii. "Lemon" was written in 1924, and was published as Kajii's first doujinshi. It was a 28-page handmade book: 4.25" x 5.5", staple-bound. The interior was color printed, with several high quality black-and-white photographs. The cover had a spine and a full color photograph on the front.
"Lemon" is one of Kajii's few works to have been translated into English. Although he was a relatively unknown writer during his short lifetime who published in only a few literary magazines, Kajii's poetic short stories are recognized today as masterpieces in Japan. The eponymous story "Lemon" is known as his representative work.
Lemon (Chinese: 柠檬) is a 2013 Chinese romantic comedy film directed by Jiarui Zhang.
Lemon is a matching card game where players compete to see who can get all their four of a kinds the fastest. This is not to be confused with the game by the same name.
Usage examples of "lemon".
Cover with salted and acidulated water, bring to the boil, simmer for half an hour, drain, garnish with lemon and parsley, and serve with a parsley sauce.
Zombies, several bottles of that disgusting lemon alcopop and a rum and Coke.
Add a half cupful of meat stock, thicken with a little flour and butter, and boil three minutes, squeeze a little lemon juice into it, add a sprinkling of parsley and a dash of pepper, pour over the artichokes and serve.
Norfolk Biffins, squat and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.
At the head end, an astonishingly wide mouth opened on large, squarish, lemon yellow teeth and a bright pink buccal cavity where a grayish tongue lolled.
Mix the peas and ham and for one and one-half cups add a cup of white sauce seasoned with a teaspoon of lemon juice, a dash each of nutmeg and cayenne and salt to taste.
Transfer to a platter, garnish with lemon wedges and divided bay leaves, and serve with grilled ciabatta bread and the rest of the garlic oil.
Chemically the Potato contains citric acid, like that of the lemon, which is admirable against scurvy: also potash, which is equally antiscorbutic, and phosphoric acid, yielding phosphorus in a quantity less only than that afforded by the apple, and by wheat.
She pushed through the brass-decorated double doors and entered a sitting room with sofas, coffe table, television and a sideboard containing herbal teas, decaffeinated coffe and a frosty pitcher of ic water filled with lemon slics.
The special dietetic value of Lemons consists in their potash salts, the citrate, malate, and tartrate, which are respectively antiscorbutic, and of assistance in promoting biliary digestion.
There was marbles, and there was a game of marbles called Dobbers, played with marbles the size of lemons.
For heartburn which comes on without having eaten sweet things, it is helpful to suck a thin slice of fresh Lemon dipped in salt just after each meal.
Others prefer it cooked with leeks and onions, or pickled, and eaten with oil and lemon juice.
In the kitchen he checked and rechecked the locks on the windows, then became absorbed in cleaning the panes with a homemade mixture of ethanol and the juice of four lemons purchased weeks ago as a preventative against scurvy.
The clean smell of the room, as though the futon and pillow were stuffed with lemon balm.