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lime1

lime1

 
pronunciation:
laIm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of various forms of calcium oxide, a whitish powder or granular substance used in mortars and cement, making steel and paper, and improving acidic soils.
definition 2: see birdlime.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: limed, limes, liming
definition 1: to spread lime or other calcium compounds on, as in treating soil or whitewashing.
definition 2: to catch or capture with, or as though with, birdlime.
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