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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
lime
I.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
lime green
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ NOUN
green
▪ His lower body is lime green with a rich shading of deep red across the upper half.
▪ By flaking off successive layers, the tree displays a bark of beige, cinnamon, lime green and slate blue.
▪ The contrast between the lime green and the rose pink was striking.
▪ Twachtman puts his lime green in the sky instead of on saguaros, the pale blue on a rock.
▪ The window frames had been painted lime green approximately seventy-four years ago.
▪ Walls were painted lime green and lilac.
▪ Possibilities remaining were pink, lime green, orange and mauve.
juice
▪ You can substitute lime juice for lemon juice in a recipe.
▪ Stir in fish sauce, coconut milk, sugar, and lime juice and bring to a simmer.
▪ Witness the vogue for lime juice and lime zest.
▪ Drizzle with the coffee liqueur and then the lime juice, turning to coat.
▪ Use lime juice or zest rather than lemon.
▪ The beef, although dried, was remarkably succulent, seasoned with lime juice, garlic and green chiles.
▪ The lime juice myth was so firmly entrenched that it is still commonly believed.
▪ Place in a medium bowl and stir in onion, cilantro, salt and lime juice.
tree
▪ They drove through the gates and up the avenue of ancient lime trees.
▪ The house was a neat Victorian villa in a row with lime trees outside.
▪ Soon he was cannoning off lime trees and, as they passed the second gates, crashed into the left-hand gatepost.
▪ Protestors had climbed lime trees in a desperate bid to stop them being destroyed.
▪ Also look for hawk-moth caterpillars on apple, poplar and lime trees.
▪ Suddenly a small group of deer moves past the lime trees quietly.
▪ Across the street the topmost branches of the lime trees were tossing and swaying.
▪ In the middle of the quad is a smooth lawn, planted with small lime trees, and a restored well.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
squeeze of lemon/lime etc
▪ Ad a little finely chopped onion, a few black olives, fruity olive oil and a squeeze of lemon.
▪ Coming unstuck: when boiling rice, stop the grains from sticking by adding a squeeze of lemon juice to the water.
▪ Or, you could just try a squeeze of lemon.
▪ To whiten and add elasticity to icing for piping purposes, a squeeze of lemon juice is used.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Apple or lime, pine or pistachio.
▪ Calcium permanent hardness requires the more expensive sodium carbonate, whereas magnesium permanent hardness requires both lime and sodium carbonate.
▪ Serve on individual plates, garnished with lollo rosso and a wedge of lime.
▪ Some have occurred as a result of lime and fertiliser applications coupled with more intensive grazing of livestock.
▪ The lime was mixed with flowers of sulphur so that the walls would give off sulphurous fumes when they got warm.
II.verb
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Individuals can be removed with tweezers, but to prevent re-infestation, the pond will have to be drained and limed.
▪ Made from solid oak with veneered interiors, the wood has been limed to enhance the grain.
▪ When liming the soil choose magnesian limestone to correct the problem.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
lime

lime \lime\ (l[imac]m"), a. having a yellowish-green color like that of the lime (the fruit).

lime

Citron \Cit"ron\ (s[i^]t"r[u^]n), n. [F. citron, LL. citro, fr. L. citrus citron tree (cf. citreum, sc. malum, a citron), from Gr. ki`tron citron]

  1. (Bot) A fruit resembling a lemon, but larger, and pleasantly aromatic; it is produced by the citron tree ( Citrus medica). The thick rind, when candied, is the citron of commerce. The fruit was once called the lime.

  2. A citron tree, Citrus medica.

  3. A citron melon. Citron melon.

    1. A small variety of muskmelon with sugary greenish flesh.

    2. A small variety of watermelon, whose solid white flesh is used in making sweetmeats and preserves.

      Citron tree (Bot.), the tree which bears citrons. It was probably a native of northern India, and is now understood to be the typical form of Citrus Medica.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
lime

"chalky mineral used in making mortar," from Old English lim "sticky substance, birdlime, mortar, cement, gluten," from Proto-Germanic *leimaz (cognates: Old Saxon, Old Norse, Danish lim, Dutch lijm, German Leim "birdlime"), from PIE root *(s)lei- "slime, slimy, sticky" (cognates: Latin limus "slime, mud, mire," linere "to smear;" see slime (n.)). Lime is made by putting limestone or shells in a red heat, which burns off the carbonic acid and leaves a brittle white solid which dissolves easily in water. Hence lime-kiln (late 13c.), lime-burner (early 14c.). As a verb, c.1200, from the noun.

lime

greenish-yellow citrus fruit, 1630s, probably via Spanish lima, from Arabic limah "citrus fruit," from Persian limun "lemon" (see lemon (n.1)). Related: Limeade (1892), with ending as in lemonade.

lime

"linden tree," 1620s, earlier line (c.1500), from Middle English lynde (early 14c.), from Old English lind "lime tree" (see linden). Klein suggests the change of -n- to -m- probably began in compounds whose second element began in a labial (such as line-bark, line-bast). An ornamental European tree unrelated to the tree that produces the citrus fruit.

Wiktionary
lime

Etymology 1 n. 1 (context chemistry English) A general term for inorganic materials containing calcium, usually calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide; quicklime. 2 (context poetic English) Any gluey or adhesive substance; something which traps or captures someone; sometimes a synonym for birdlime. vb. 1 (context transitive English) To treat with calcium hydroxide or calcium oxide (lime). 2 (context transitive English) To smear with birdlime. 3 # (context rare English) To ensnare, catch, entrap. 4 (context transitive English) To apply limewash Etymology 2

n. A deciduous tree of the genus ''Tilia'', especially (taxlink Tilia × europaea nothospecies noshow=1); the linden tree, or its wood. Etymology 3

  1. 1 Containing lime or lime juice. 2 Having the aroma or flavor of lime. 3 lime-green. n. 1 Any of several green citrus fruit, somewhat smaller and sharper-tasting than a lemon. 2 Any of the trees that bear limes, especially key lime, (taxlink Citrus aurantiifolia species noshow=1). 3 A light, somewhat yellowish, green color associated with the fruits of a lime tree. Etymology 4

    v

  2. (context West Indies English) To hang out/socialize in an informal, relaxed environment, especially with friends, for example at a party or on the beach. Etymology 5

    n. (context anime English) A fan fiction story that stops short of full, explicit descriptions of sexual activity, with the intimacy left to the reader's imagination.

WordNet
lime
  1. v. spread birdlime on branches to catch birds [syn: birdlime]

  2. cover with lime so as to induce growth; "lime the lawn"

lime
  1. n. a caustic substance produced by heating limestone [syn: calcium hydroxide, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate]

  2. a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide [syn: calcium oxide, quicklime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt lime]

  3. a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds [syn: birdlime]

  4. any of various related trees bearing limes [syn: lime tree, Citrus aurantifolia]

  5. any 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 [syn: linden, linden tree, basswood, lime tree]

  6. the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees

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Wikipedia
Limé

''' Limé ''' is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France.

Lime (color)

Lime, also traditionally known as lime green, lime-green, or bitter lime, is a color that is a shade of green, so named because it is a representation of the color of the citrus fruit called limes. It is the color that is in between the web color chartreuse and yellow on the color wheel.

Lime (Arvingarna album)

Lime is a 1999 album from Swedish dansband Arvingarna.

Lime (fruit)

A lime (from Frenchlime, from Arabiclīma, from Persianlīmū, "lemon") is a hybrid citrus fruit, which is typically round, lime green, in diameter, and containing acidic juice vesicles. There are several species of citrus trees whose fruits are called limes, including the Key lime (Citrus aurantifolia), Persian lime, kaffir lime, and desert lime. Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, and are often used to accent the flavours of foods and beverages. They are grown year-round. Plants with fruit called "limes" have diverse genetic origins; limes do not form a monophyletic group.

Lime (band)

Lime was a Canadian synth music outfit from Montreal, Quebec. The group was composed of husband and wife Denis and Denyse LePage. Very early in their career, the group released an instrumental 12" single vinyl record called "The Break" under the name Kat Mandu. The single was successful and peaked at number three on the disco chart. Singer Denyse also wrote and sang on the record "Dancin' the Night Away" by Voggue. In between the Kat Mandu project, the LePages also helped produced and arranged music for numerous studio projects, notably for acts signed to Prelude Records.

Lime released their debut album (Your Love) in 1981. The title track became a #1 dance hit in the US. "You're My Magician" was also a big dance hit in the US. "Your Love" was featured in the 1982 movie Summer Lovers.

1982 saw the release of Lime's second album (Lime II) and the release of one of Lime's best known hits, "Babe We're Gonna Love Tonight". In 1983 Lime released Lime 3, and the album gave us the hits "Guilty" and "Angel Eyes".

1984, Lime released Sensual Sensation, and the single "My Love" was a minor hit, but not as successful as prior hits. Lime's next album was Unexpected Lovers and the title track was another big hit. 1986's release (Take The Love) gave Lime two more chart hits, "Gold Digger" and "Cutie Pie".

Lime continued to release albums through 2002, but their next 4 CDs: A Brand New Day, Caroline, The Stillness of the Night, Love Fury, failed to have any hit singles.

The band faded from popularity in the 1990s, and Denis LePage signed over rights to classic Lime royalties before releasing a new album, Love Fury, in 2002. In 1988, Denis and Denyse LePage were divorced. Instead Denis LePage teamed up with several vocalists (Amber Star Chaboyer, Benedict Ouiment, Chubby Tavares, Julie Courchesne, Marie-Piere Vaillancourt, and Mary Lassard) for the final Lime project.

Two younger singers, Joy Dorris and Chris Marsh, were chosen to tour and appear as Lime. Later, Rob Hubertz would replace Chris Marsh. Joy Dorris and Rob Hubertz continue to perform today. Denis LePage from the original Lime has come out as transgender. She now releases records as Nini No Bless.

Lime (magazine)

LIME was a monthly magazine published under the umbrella of MediaCorp that targeted Asian youths and focused on tabloid breaking news, music, celebrity,entertainment and lifestyle.

Lime (singer)
  1. redirect Hello Venus

Category:1993 births Category:Living people Category:South Korean female singers

Lime (material)

Lime is a calcium-containing inorganic material in which carbonates, oxides and hydroxides predominate. In the strict sense of the term, lime is calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide. It is also the name of the natural mineral (native lime) CaO which occurs as a product of coal seam fires and in altered limestone xenoliths in volcanic ejecta. The word "lime" originates with its earliest use as building mortar and has the sense of "sticking or adhering." These materials are still used in large quantities as building and engineering materials (including limestone products, concrete and mortar) and as chemical feedstocks, and sugar refining, among other uses. Lime industries and the use of many of the resulting products date from prehistoric periods in both the Old World and the New World. Lime is used extensively for waste water treatment with ferrous sulfate.

The rocks and minerals from which these materials are derived, typically limestone or chalk, are composed primarily of calcium carbonate. They may be cut, crushed or pulverized and chemically altered. "Burning" ( calcination) converts them into the highly caustic material "quicklime" ( calcium oxide, CaO) and, through subsequent addition of water, into the less caustic (but still strongly alkaline) "slaked lime" or "hydrated lime" ( calcium hydroxide, Ca(OH)), the process of which is called "slaking of lime". Lime kilns are the kilns used for lime burning and slaking.

When the term is encountered in an agricultural context, it usually refers to agricultural lime, which is crushed limestone, not a product of a lime kiln. Otherwise it most commonly means slaked lime, as the more dangerous form is usually described more specifically as quicklime or "burnt lime".

Lime (software)

lime is a unit testing and functional testing framework built specifically for the Symfony web application framework based on the Test::More Perl library. The framework is designed to have readable output from tests, including color formatting, by following the Test Anything Protocol which also allows for easy integration with other tools. lime tests are run in a sandbox environment to minimize test executions from influencing each other. Though the lime testing framework is built for testing within Symfony, lime is contained within a single PHP file and has no dependency on Symfony or any other library.

The alpha version of lime 2.0 was announced on November 10, 2009 and is compatible with Symfony 1.2 and lower. Symfony 2.0 uses PHPUnit for testing instead of lime.

LIME (Cable & Wireless)

LIME, an acronym for 'Landline, Internet, Mobile, Entertainment', was a communications provider owned by the British based Cable & Wireless Communications for its operations in Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Turks & Caicos in the Caribbean.

The company formed from the integrated businesses of Cable & Wireless in the Caribbean which adopted the LIME name on 3 November 2008. LIME operates as the native incumbent telecommunications service providers in many of the islands where they reside.

The company also operated mobile telecommunications under the bmobile brand from 2003 until rebranding them as LIME in 2008. Competitors include Digicel (largest mobile competitor).

Cable & Wireless Communications, LIME's parent company also owns a 49% share in TSTT in Trinidad & Tobago and a 49% share in BaTelCo in The Bahamas.

The company is the only authorized carrier licensed by Apple to sell iPhones under contract as well as being the only approved carrier for use (by Apple) in the English Speaking Caribbean. This was obtained in 2011 after Claro's exit from the Jamaican Market.

In 2015, LIME's parent company, CWC acquired Columbus Communications and decided to adopt the brand name FLOW for its consumer-facing business. This meant that it would replace the name LIME. Currently, CWC no longer operates as LIME in any territory they used the brand in.

The brand name, LIME, has been disused by CWC as of May 2016; heralding in the full branding of LIME to FLOW. The site now redirects to FLOW's page.

Usage examples of "lime".

Instead they laboured to bring aboard water, firewood, hogsheads of beer, rum, and lime juice, and cases of wine.

Whether this acidity should be reported in terms of the lime or of the soda required to neutralise it will depend on which of these reagents is to be used in the actual practice.

By mixing with milk of lime, the acidity is neutralised, zinc oxide and calcium sulphite are thrown down, and a solution of neutral sodium hydrosulphite is obtained which is more stable and can be kept longer without decomposition.

Raw Onions contain an acrid volatile oil, sulphur, phosphorus, alkaline earthy salts, phosphoric and acetic acids, with phosphate and citrate of lime, starch, free uncrystallized sugar, and lignine.

I placed one of these leaves under the microscope, and saw innumerable atoms of lime adhering to the external surface of the secretion.

If this is not noticed it indicates that the vat is deficient in alkalinity, and a little more lime should be added.

The noted mineral-waters containing iron, sulphur, carbonic acid, supply nutritious or stimulating materials to the body as much as phosphate of lime and ammoniacal compounds do to the cereal plants.

The requisites for chewing are: a small piece of areca nut, a leaf of the Sirih or betel pepper, a little moistened lime, and, if you wish to be very luxurious, a paste made of spices.

They dined on slivers of artichoke heart drizzled with a peppery sauce of black olives and capers, followed by slices of chicken that had been marinated in lime, coriander, and juniper.

Finally, seeing that nothing could deter him from going in search of the lovely maiden he had seen, she slipped a ring on his hand, and bade him ride out of town in a certain direction, and dismount under a lime tree, where he would see something marvelous.

The land cleared, coffee, ginger, sugar-cane, edoes, cassada, oranges, limes, plums, bread-fruit, pawpaws, can be planted.

If a solar spectrum is suddenly brought into a dark room it may produce catalepsy, which is also produced by looking at the sun, or a lime light, or an electric light.

The faint and frail Cathedral chimes Spake time in music, and we heard The chafers rustling in the limes.

Mix black beans, tomato, red onion, olive oil, lime juice, and cilantro in a medium-size bowl.

Each fluid ounce of the fresh juice contains about forty-four grains of citric acid, with gum, sugar, and a residuum, which yields, when incinerated, potash, lime, and phosphoric acid.