Translation of "lime" - English-Spanish dictionary

lime

noun uk /laɪm/

a small, green fruit that is sour like a lemon

lima

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

lime

noun /laim/

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

cal
limestone noun

(geology) a kind of rock.

caliza
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)