"limes" in the noun sense
1. calcium hydroxide, lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate
a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
2. calcium oxide, quicklime, lime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt lime
a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
3. birdlime, lime
a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
4. lime, lime tree, Citrus aurantifolia
any of various related trees bearing limes
5. linden, linden tree, basswood, lime, lime tree
any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers several yield valuable timber
the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
"limes" in the verb sense
1. birdlime, lime
spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
cover with lime so as to induce growth
"lime the lawn"
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