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Synonyms for lime

a caustic substance produced by heating limestone

a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds

any of various related trees bearing limes

the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees

spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

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cover with lime so as to induce growth

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Davis, the teacher, that Amy March had pickled limes in her desk.
Davis had declared limes a contraband article, and solemnly vowed to publicly ferrule the first person who was found breaking the law.
Amy rose to comply with outward composure, but a secret fear oppressed her, for the limes weighed upon her conscience.
Bring with you the limes you have in your desk," was the unexpected command which arrested her before she got out of her seat.
It's perfectly maddening to think of those lovely limes," sighed Amy, with the air of a martyr.
It slid before the Lime Rock, blotted out Ida Lewis's little house, and passed across the turret in which the light was hung.
It is much softer, more transparent, and contains more animal matter, than the natural incrustation at Ascension; but we here again see the strong tendency which carbonate of lime and animal matter evince to form a solid substance allied to shell.
Without lime,' returned that unmoved barrister-at-law, 'my existence would be unilluminated by a ray of hope.
The sun had lately pierced the gray, and the avenue of limes cast shadows.
so I must now call my tent and my cave); but before I got thither the grapes were spoiled; the richness of the fruit and the weight of the juice having broken them and bruised them, they were good for little or nothing; as to the limes, they were good, but I could bring but a few.
However, as I found there was no laying them up on heaps, and no carrying them away in a sack, but that one way they would be destroyed, and the other way they would be crushed with their own weight, I took another course; for I gathered a large quantity of the grapes, and hung them trees, that they might cure and dry in the sun; and as for the limes and lemons, I carried as many back as I could well stand under.
Mississippi Lime is a leading supplier of reagents for Dry Sorbent Injection (DSI) applications for Air Pollution Control at coal fired utility and industrial sites.
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Garden fruits and vegetables require quantities of available lime to produce healthy crops.
That's a major problem, considering how many cocktail recipes call for fresh lime juice.