- Cover with lime so as to induce growth; "lime the lawn"
- Spread birdlime on branches to catch birds
- The green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
- 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
- Any of various related trees bearing limes
- A sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
- A white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
- A caustic substance produced by heating limestone
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Definitions of: SMILE
- (v. i.) To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently.
- (v. i.) To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer.
- (v. i.) To look gay and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy; as, smiling spring; smiling plenty.
- (v. i.) To be propitious or favorable; to favor; to countenance; -- often with on; as, to smile on one's labors.
- (v. i.) The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown.
- (v. i.) A somewhat similar expression of countenance, indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings, as contempt, scorn, etc; as, a scornful smile.
- (v. i.) Favor; countenance; propitiousness; as, the smiles of Providence.
- (v. i.) Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring.
- (v. t.) To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.
- (v. t.) To affect in a certain way with a smile.
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- A footrace extending one mile; "he holds the record in the mile"
- A unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
- A Swedish unit of length equivalent to 10 km
- An ancient Roman unit of length equivalent to 1620 yards
- A unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
- A former British unit of length equivalent to 6,080 feet (1,853.184 meters); 800 feet longer than a statute mile
- A former British unit of length once used in navigation; equivalent to 6,000 feet (1828.8 meters)
- A large distance; "he missed by a mile"
- (v. i.) To rain in very fine drops, like a thick mist; to mizzle.
- (n.) A fine rain; a thick mist; mizzle.
- (n.) Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud.
- (n.) Any mucilaginous substance; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive.
- (n.) Bitumen.
- (n.) Mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing.
- (n.) A mucuslike substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals.
- (v. t.) To smear with slime.