Limy

  • 1 Limy — Lim y (l[imac]m [y^]), a. [See 4th {Lime}.] 1. Smeared with, or consisting of, lime; viscous. Limy snares. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Containing lime; as, a limy soil. [1913 Webster] 3. Resembling lime; having the qualities of lime. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 limy — (adj.) resembling or coated with lime, 1550s, from LIME (Cf. lime) (n.1) + Y (Cf. y) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 limy — [līm′ē] adj. limier, limiest 1. covered with, consisting of, or like birdlime; sticky 2. of, like, or containing lime liminess n …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 limy — limey, limy Limey is the adjective corresponding to the fruit called lime, whereas limy relates to the caustic alkaline substance. Limey (with a capital initial letter) is an AmE slang term for a person from Britain, and arose from the enforced… …

    Modern English usage

  • 5 limy — adjective containing or covered in lime 1 (3): limy particles …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 limy — Ⅰ. lime [1] ► NOUN 1) quicklime, slaked lime, or any salt or alkali containing calcium. 2) archaic birdlime. ► VERB ▪ treat with lime. DERIVATIVES limy adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 limy — or limey adjective (limier; est) Date: circa 1552 1. smeared with or consisting of lime ; viscous 2. containing lime or limestone 3. resembling or having the qualities of lime …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 limy — liminess, n. /luy mee/, adj., limier, limiest. 1. consisting of, containing, or like lime. 2. smeared with birdlime. [1545 55; LIME1 + Y1] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 limy — adjective /ˈlaɪ.mi/ Containing or resembling lime …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 LIMY — ICAO Airportcode f. Monte Malanotte (Italy) …

    Acronyms

  • 11 LIMY — ICAO Airportcode f. Monte Malanotte ( Italy) …

    Acronyms von A bis Z

  • 12 limy — lim·y || laɪmɪ adj. containing lime; resembling lime; coated with lime …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 limy — lim•y [[t]ˈlaɪ mi[/t]] adj. lim•i•er, lim•i•est 1) consisting of, containing, or like lime 2) smeared with birdlime • Etymology: 1545–55 lim′i•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 limy — /ˈlaɪmi/ (say luymee) adjective (limier, limiest) 1. consisting of, containing, or like lime. 2. smeared with birdlime …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 LIMY — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 limy bile — milk of calcium b …

    Medical dictionary

  • 17 bird-limy — …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Forests of the Iberian Peninsula — The woodlands of the Iberian Peninsula are distinct ecosystems on the Iberian Peninsula, spanning mainly Spain and Portugal. Although the various regions are each characterized by distinct vegetation, there are some similarities across the… …

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  • 19 Geology of the Death Valley area — The exposed geology of the Death Valley area presents a diverse and complex story that includes at least 23 formations of sedimentary units, two major gaps in the geologic record called unconformities, and at least one distinct set of related… …

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  • 20 coquina — /koh kee neuh/, n. 1. Also called pompano, butterfly shell clam. a small clam, Donax variabilis, abundant in the intertidal zone of eastern and southern U.S. coastal beaches, having fanlike bands of various hues, the paired empty shells often… …

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