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Definition of lime:

(n) : any gluey or adhesive substance; something which traps or captures someone; a white alkaline substance, calcium oxide, obtained from limestone; quicklime
"1952: Lime, which is the product of the burning of chalk or limestone, might be bought ready burnt, or it could be burnt in kilns specially constructed in the neighbourhood of the building operations. &mdash"
(v) : to treat with calcium hydroxide or calcium oxide (lime); to hang out
(adj) : containing lime or lime juice; Lime-green
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Definition of lime:

(n) : any gluey or adhesive substance; something which traps or captures someone; a white alkaline substance, calcium oxide, obtained from limestone; quicklime
"1952: Lime, which is the product of the burning of chalk or limestone, might be bought ready burnt, or it could be burnt in kilns specially constructed in the neighbourhood of the building operations. &mdash"
(v) : to treat with calcium hydroxide or calcium oxide (lime); to hang out
(adj) : containing lime or lime juice; Lime-green

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