Word: lime

Category: lime

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Related words: lime

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Synonyms: lime

calcium oxide, burnt lime, quicklime, calcined lime, calx, lime tree, basswood, linden, linden tree, calcium hydroxide, slaked lime, caustic lime, birdlime

Translations: lime

spanish
cal


german
limette, lindenholz, linde, lindenbaum, limone

french
tilleul, chaux, calcaire

italian
calce, tiglio

portuguese
cal, membro

dutch
kalk, linde

russian
известковать, известка, золить, липа, известь, ...

norwegian
kalk, lind

swedish
kalk, lind

finnish
lehmus, kalkki

danish
kalk

czech
vápenný, vápencový, lípa, vápno, vápenec

polish
wapnować, nawapniać, lipa, wapno

hungarian
hárs, borostyánszín, kutyaszíj

turkish
kireç

greek
ασβέστης

ukrainian
кінцівки

albanian
gëlqere, bli, gëlqeres, limonit, gëlqereje

bulgarian
вар

belarusian
вапна

estonian
laim

croatian
lipa, kreč

icelandic
kalk, kalki, límónu

lithuanian
kalkės, kalkių, liepų, žaliųjų citrinų, laimų

latvian
kaļķi

macedonian
вар, лимета, варов, липа, варовник

romanian
var, tei

slovenian
lípa, apno

slovak
vápno

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The meaning and "use of": lime

noun
  • a white caustic alkaline substance consisting of calcium oxide, obtained by heating limestone.
  • a rounded citrus fruit similar to a lemon but greener, smaller, and with a distinctive acid flavor.
  • the evergreen citrus tree that produces the lime, widely cultivated in warm climates.
  • a bright light green color like that of a lime.

verb
  • treat (soil or water) with lime to reduce acidity and improve fertility or oxygen levels.

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