Riming
Rime Rime, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riming}.] To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • riming — raɪm n. similarity of sound at the end of words or lines of poetry (also rhyme); word that ends with a sound similar to that of another word (also rhyme); thin white coating of ice crystals v. compose rhymes, write words or lines of poetry that… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • riming — adjective having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds rhymed verse rhyming words • Syn: ↑rhymed, ↑rhyming • Ant: ↑unrhymed (for: ↑rhymed) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graupel — (also called snow pellets) refers to precipitation that forms when supercooled droplets of water condense on a snowflake, forming a 2 ndash;5 mm ball of rime; the snowflake acts as a nucleus of condensation in this process. The term is derived… …   Wikipedia

  • atmosphere — atmosphereless, adj. /at meuhs fear /, n., v., atmosphered, atmosphering. n. 1. the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth; the air. 2. this medium at a given place. 3. Astron. the gaseous envelope surrounding a heavenly body. 4. Chem. any… …   Universalium

  • rime — rime1 rimeless, adj. /ruym/, n., v., rimed, riming. n. 1. Also called rime ice. an opaque coating of tiny, white, granular ice particles, caused by the rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets on impact with an object. Cf. frost (def. 2),… …   Universalium

  • rime — I. /raɪm / (say ruym) noun, verb (t), verb (i) (rimed, riming) → rhyme. II. /raɪm / (say ruym) noun 1. a rough, white icy covering deposited on trees, etc., somewhat resembling white frost, but formed only from fog or vapour bearing air. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • rime — rime1 [rīm] n., vi., vt. rimed, riming [sp. preferred by many as historically correct: see RHYME] RHYME rimer n. rime2 [rīm] n. [ME < OE hrim, akin to ON < IE base * krei , to touch lightly > OE hrinan, to touch] …   English World dictionary

  • Rime — Rime, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riming}.] To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rimed — Rime Rime, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rimed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Riming}.] To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhyme — I. noun also rime Etymology: Middle English rime, from Anglo French Date: 13th century 1. a. (1) rhyming verse (2) poetry b. a composition in verse that rhymes 2. a. correspondence in terminal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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