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Synonyms for lime
laɪmlime

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calcium hydroxide, lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydratenoun

    a caustic substance produced by heating limestone

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calx, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  2. calcium oxide, quicklime, lime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt limenoun

    a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, fluxing lime, birdlime, calx, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  3. birdlime, limenoun

    a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calx, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  4. lime, lime tree, Citrus aurantifolianoun

    any of various related trees bearing limes

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, calx, caustic lime, calcined lime, fluxing lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree, unslaked lime

  5. linden, linden tree, basswood, lime, lime treenoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, burnt lime, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, calx, fluxing lime, birdlime, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  6. limeverb

    the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, calx, caustic lime, calcined lime, fluxing lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree, unslaked lime

  7. birdlime, limeverb

    spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

    Synonyms:
    birdlime

  8. limeverb

    cover with lime so as to induce growth

    "lime the lawn"

    Synonyms:
    birdlime

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. limenoun

    Synonyms:
    quicklime, protoxide of calcium

  2. limenoun

    Synonyms:
    linden, lime-tree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. limenoun

    Associated words:
    calcareous, calciferous, calcariferous, calcification, calcify, calcified, calcivorous, calcination, calciform, slack, cretification, calcigerous, kalsomine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lime":

    limestone, lemon, cal, liming, cals, lima, zipperhead, chalice, callus

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. lime

    Synonyms:
    Calcium oxide

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How to use lime in a sentence?

  1. Robert Herrick:

    What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.

  2. California Democratic consultant Robb Korinke:

    If I've got an orange and a lime, and you tell me, I'm going to squeeze every ounce of juice out of this lime and then just give the orange a kind of a nudge and hope that less than half the juice comes out -- that's kind of what they're looking at, because there's twice as many Democrats as Republicans in California. Even if you put all the independents, the third parties and so forth together with the Republicans, you would barely edge out the Democratic registration.

  3. Caroline Cederquist:

    If you're looking for a lower calorie alternative, avoid the flavored vodkas and spiced rums and go for the original or 'plain' option offered, if you are looking for a flavor boost, try low-calorie mixers like a flavored seltzer or fresh squeezed lemon or lime. This will provide the taste without the calories.

  4. Camren Brantley-Rios:

    My favorite way to cook crickets is with chili powder or taco seasoning-- I love Mexican food so seasoned crickets with lime juice works with all of my favorite foods.

  5. Connie Chan:

    I had 10 months of lead time to understand that business model, because I had that kind of special intel, information, I was able to bet on Lime really, really early on. Like when we made that bet, [ the founders ] hadn't even fully left their full-time jobs yet.


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