Meaning of LIME in English

LIME

transcription, транскрипция: [ laɪm ]

( limes)

1.

A lime is a green fruit that tastes like a lemon. Limes grow on trees in tropical countries.

...peeled slices of lime...

Add a few drops of lime juice.

N-VAR

2.

A lime is a large tree with pale green leaves. It is often planted in parks in towns and cities.

...dilapidated avenues of limes.

N-COUNT

3.

Lime is a substance containing calcium. It is found in soil and water.

If your soil is very acid, add lime.

N-UNCOUNT

Lime is also a combining form.

...lime-rich sand.

...old lime-stained baths.

COMB in ADJ

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