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lime2 a small green citrus fruit similar to a lemon. [2 definitions]
lime3 any of several European linden trees.
limeade a drink made of lime juice, water, and a sweetener, usu. served cold.
limekiln a furnace for making lime by heating limestone or shells.
limelight the center of public attention. [2 definitions]
limen in physiology or psychology, the threshold of a response.
limerick a humorous poem that has five lines, with the first two lines rhyming with the last, and the third and fourth forming a separately rhymed couplet.
limestone a sedimentary rock of calcium carbonate formed mostly from animal remains such as shells and used in building and in manufacturing cement, lime, and carbon dioxide.
limewater a clear alkaline solution of calcium hydroxide, used in medicine, lotions, antacids, and the like.
limey (slang; sometimes derogatory) an English person. [3 definitions]
liminal of or at the threshold of a physiological or psychological response or change of state.
limit the line or point at which something ends. [4 definitions]
limitable combined form of limit.
limitation that which confines or restricts. [3 definitions]
limited contained within limits; not endless or infinite; restricted. [2 definitions]
limited company (chiefly British) a company owned by shareholders who have only limited liability for the company's debts.
limited democracy a form of government in which the power of the people is limited to the parameters of a constitution.
limited edition an edition of a book, plate, doll, or other collector's item of which only a specified number of copies are made.
limited jurisdiction the authority of a court to hear and decide only certain types of cases, such as those regarding bankruptcy, traffic violations, or family disputes.
limiting serving to restrict or limit. [2 definitions]
limitless having no limits; without bounds.