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limenoun

uk   /laɪm/ us   /laɪm/

limeverb [T]

uk   /laɪm/ us   /laɪm/
to spread the substance lime on a piece of land
(Definition of lime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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limenoun

us   /lɑɪm/
  • lime noun (FRUIT)

[C/U] a green, oval fruit whose juice has a sour taste
  • lime noun (CHEMICAL)

(Definition of lime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lime”
in Korean 라임…
in Arabic لَيمون أخْضَر حامِض…
in Malaysian kapur…
in French chaux…
in Russian лайм, липа, известь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 水果, 酸橙(樹)…
in Italian lime, limetta…
in Turkish misket limonu, ıhlamur, ıhlamur ağacı…
in Polish limonka, limona, lipa…
in Spanish cal…
in Vietnamese vôi…
in Portuguese limão…
in Thai ปูนขาว…
in German der Kalk…
in Catalan llima…
in Japanese ライム…
in Chinese (Simplified) 水果, 酸橙(树)…
in Indonesian kapur…
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