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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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There is no problem if it's someone's front garden as the caterpillars are no longer eating at this stage and in any case their plant food is only the leaves of lime trees.
Sandford Avenue in Church Stretton, named after the Reverend Holland Sandford who lined it with lime trees
TRADITIONAL ABODE This property, in Eshott Village, Northumberland is named after the three large lime trees in the garden.
Friends of Newcastle Trees (Font) joined children from West Jesmond Primary School in planting the lime trees along Grandstand Road on the Town Moor and along the Great North Road.
The design also includes tree planting, using a raised stone planter with lime trees.
Since 1947 when she was 20 years old, Jean has noted down the dates when the first leaves appear on oak, ash, horse chestnut and lime trees near her home, and her records have proved to be important for measuring how these tree species are responding to changes in the climate.
They then torched three properties on the run-down Lime Trees Close, where only a few residents remain.
Stephanie Bowgett is dismayed that the ageing lime trees in Lawrence Road could be lost for ever.
Have you ever seen Albert Wandering through his dock, Or the Liver Birds Flying round the clock, Lime trees in Lime Street Or Otters in a Pool, St George sitting in his Hall or Col, Quitting school, Phil playing his Harmonica, to a Hard Man in his Street, Hope springing eternally In Everyman's heartbeat, Williamson, Square dancing Outside the House of Play, Competing against Clayton Who is just across the way?
In the middle of the quad is a smooth lawn, planted with small lime trees, and a restored well.
The city council has cut down large growths of the festive plant to protect lime trees in Top Green Park, in Warwick Road.
Tree planting has also been incorporated in the design, using a raised granite-edged planter with lime trees and shrubs.
You can enjoy so much of it, through the reduced palette of stone, brown and green shades, with small highlights of the occasional white of snowdrops and fiery orange-red of the winter twigs of the lime trees.
Conservationists on Teesside discovered the lime trees at Whitecliff Wood near Skinningrove.
Linder Ladbrooke, aged 50, says she is housebound for weeks each year when the sap from the lime trees outside her Derbyshire home sticks in the drains and covers her front garden.