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Meaning of “slime” in the English Dictionary

"slime" in British English

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slimenoun [U]

uk   us   /slaɪm/
a ​stickyliquidsubstance that is ​unpleasant to ​touch, such as the ​liquidproduced by ​fish and snails and the greenish-brown ​substancefound near ​water: There was a ​revoltinggreen slime in between the ​bathroomtiles. You could ​seetrails of slime where the ​slugs had ​crossed the ​path.
(Definition of slime from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slimenoun [U]

 us   /slɑɪm/
a ​smooth, ​sticky, ​liquidsubstance usually ​consideredunpleasant: A greenish slime ​covered the ​surface of the ​water near the ​sewerpipe.
(Definition of slime from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slime”
in Korean 점액…
in Arabic مادّة غَرَوِيّة…
in Malaysian selut…
in French vase…
in Russian слизь…
in Chinese (Traditional) (令人不快的)黏液…
in Italian limo, melma, bava (di lumache)…
in Turkish sümük, sümüksü madde…
in Polish muł, szlam…
in Spanish cieno, fango…
in Vietnamese chất lỏng đặc, chất nhờn…
in Portuguese gosma…
in Thai เลน…
in German der Schleim, der Schlamm…
in Catalan llot, bava…
in Japanese どろどろ(ねばねば)したもの…
in Chinese (Simplified) (令人不快的)黏液…
in Indonesian lumpur…
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