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1 lime /ˈlaɪm/ noun
plural limes
1 lime
/ˈlaɪm/
noun
plural limes
Learner's definition of LIME
: a small green fruit that is related to the lemon and orange and has a sour taste
[count]
[noncount]
often used before another noun see color picture on this page
[noncount] : lime green
compare 2lime, 3lime
2 lime /ˈlaɪm/ noun
2 lime
/ˈlaɪm/
noun
Learner's definition of LIME
[noncount]
: a white substance that is made by heating limestone or shells and that is used in various products (such as plaster and cement) and in farming
compare 1lime, 3lime

— lime

/ˈlaɪm/ verb limes; limed; liming [+ object]
3 lime /ˈlaɪm/ noun
plural limes
3 lime
/ˈlaɪm/
noun
plural limes
Learner's definition of LIME
[count] chiefly British
: a type of European tree : linden
compare 1lime, 2lime
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