Translation of "lime" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /laɪm/ us /lɑɪm/

a small, green fruit that is sour like a lemon


(Translation of “lime” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /laim/

the white substance left after heating limestone, used in making cement.

limestone noun

(geology) a kind of rock.

limekiln noun

a kiln which is used to produce quicklime by exposing limestone (= calcium carbonate) to strong heat.

horno de cal
limelight: in the limelight

attracting the public’s attention

en el candelero
When she joined the soap opera, it really put her in the limelight.

(Translation of “lime” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)