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Definitions of lime:
  • noun:   the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
  • noun:   any of various related trees bearing limes
  • noun:   a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
  • noun:   a caustic substance produced by heating limestone
  • noun:   a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
  • noun:   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
  • verb:   cover with lime so as to induce growth
    Example: "Lime the lawn"
  • verb:   spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #46568)

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