Origin of lime1
OTHER WORDS FROM limelimeless, adjectivelimelike, adjectiveun·limed, adjective
Words nearby lime
Other definitions for lime (2 of 4)
Origin of lime2
OTHER WORDS FROM limelimelike, adjective
Other definitions for lime (3 of 4)
Origin of lime3
Other definitions for lime (4 of 4)
Origin of lime4
How to use lime in a sentence
Taste, and season with additional salt and lime juice, if desired.Caribbean-inspired seafood stew brings warm island vibes to your table|Ellie Krieger|March 4, 2021|Washington Post
Fried and dusted with chili lime or nacho spice, they don’t taste much different from say, corn nuts or extra crispy shrimp.They're Healthy. They're Sustainable. So Why Don't Humans Eat More Bugs?|Aryn Baker|February 26, 2021|Time
Our fanciest roller features “pressure points,” lime green ribs, and costs around $35.
Prior to serving, add the lime juice, then season with salt to taste.
In a small bowl, combine the chicken stock, wine or water with the orange and lime juices.Aromatic roasted chicken with homemade adobo is an updated take on a classic meal|Christian Vazquez|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Think wearing yellow lipstick, lime-green nails, and a SpongeBob SquarePants jumper with no trousers.The Improbable Rise of Rita Ora: A Guide for the Modern-Day Celebrity|Emma Gannon|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some were injected with chemicals or dosed in lime for better preservation.Palermo Has an Underground City Filled With Its Mummified Dead|Nina Strochlic|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At a taco truck in New York I asked how their lime stock was faring.
Maybe all this Sturm und Drang will give birth to a new lime-lite generation of cocktails.
The verjus gives it that hit of sour acid, which is what we generally use lime for in cocktails.
Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
For instance, the Limestone Polypody is not happy unless there is a certain amount of lime present in the soil.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
But, before they can be used for this purpose, these leaves are coated with lime made from oyster shells and then folded up.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
The acid is extracted from the juice of the citron, the lime, and the lemon, fruits grown in Sicily and the West Indies.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Chloride of Lime … bad smell … bad egg … white of egg … fowl … grain … flour … flour and water … milk fluid … milk.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
British Dictionary definitions for lime (1 of 4)
Word Origin for lime
British Dictionary definitions for lime (2 of 4)
- the fruit of this tree, having acid fleshy pulp rich in vitamin C
- (as modifier)lime juice