There are 3 main translations of lime in Spanish

: lime1lime2lime3

lime1

cal, n.

Pronunciation /laɪm//lʌɪm/

noun

  • 1

    (calcium oxide)
    cal feminine
  • 2birdlime

    (cola vegetal) liga feminine

transitive verb

  • 1

    Farming
    (land/soil) abonar con cal
    • Soils previously limed heavily for a garden or other crops in the past may need the pH lowered.
    • Groundsmen lime the rugger fields for the student young of the great and the good.
    • It is at a time like this when farmers should plan to get their fields limed because failure to plan for such important issues that affect their business is definitely preparing to fail-PALISAH
    • He offers advice on crocus bulbs, liming the roses, putting coffee grounds on the chives.
    • If the bulbs are planted deeply it is possible to leave them undisturbed for two or three years although acid or neutral soil will have to be limed.
    • The ponds are refilled with seawater and fresh water to produce a salinity of 2-10 ppt and limed to a neutral pH.
    • Soil is limed in some areas to improve barley growth and productivity on acid soils, but this practice is often economically unfeasible.
    • As with calcium, availability of magnesium is also determined largely by soil pH. When soils are adequately limed with high-magnesium limestone, magnesium deficiencies are not likely to occur.
    • Avoid spreading urea on land limed less than nine months ago.
    • The rest will become available over time, and many nutrients will also become more available when a soil is limed.
    • The soil was limed by applying 5 • 5 g CaCO 3 kg - 1 soil.
    • Records show that in Mazabuka, Chibombo and Mumbwa, a large number of farmers confirm that lime usage had improved their yields tremendously.
    • Fertilizing and liming the area will improve cover conditions as will the construction of a brush pile for additional cover.
    • Government bodies since the 1950s have pushed landowners and offered subsidies to plough up or lime the heather to allow the spread of grass.
  • 2

    (branch) untar con liga
    • The kitchen is fitted with limed oak units, granite-effect worktops and a tiled splashback, as well as a ceramic-tiled floor with underfloor heating.
    • On one side, a stone wall has been fully exposed and the white wooden flooring has a limed wash finish.
    • Both interconnected reception rooms are decorated in contemporary grey tones and are laid in limed wooden antique floorboards.
    • The kitchen is fitted with handmade limed oak presses, while there is also a breakfast room with access to the back garden. Upstairs are four bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate shower room.
    • The kitchen, to the rear, has limed oak units at ground and eye level, a tiled worktop and splashback.
    • Beds are set on platforms or suspended from ceilings, bathtubs are hewn from blocks of black granite or pale limestone, and the bare wood floorboards are wide, limed and lacquered.
    • A room currently used as a study, but which could also make a third bedroom, also has a cast-iron fireplace as well as built-in presses and limed tongue-and-groove floorboards.
    • There is a good-sized drawing room features a French-style limed oak fireplace and polished wood floor.
    • To the right is a large, galley-style kitchen area with limed oak units, a double oven and hob and a breakfast bar.
  • 3archaic

    (bird) cazar con liga

There are 3 main translations of lime in Spanish

: lime1lime2lime3

lime2

lima, n.

Pronunciation /laɪm//lʌɪm/

noun

  • 1

    (fruit)
    lima feminine
    • ‘Soda adds the refreshment and the lime adds the citrus twist to counterbalance the honey sweetness,’ Parnell said.
    • Oranges, lemons, limes, mandarins or other citrus fruit from Queensland will be banned from entering any other state or territory, threatening at least $100 million worth of fruit still to be picked in the state.
    • Consider adding whole lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits and even kumquats to main courses as they cook.
    • Finely grate the zest of the limes into a bowl, add the juice of the limes, stir in the condensed milk and then the cream.
    • It is capable of juicing lemons, oranges, limes and grapefruit.
    • Oranges, lemons and limes are particularly high in Vitamin C. Carrots provide vitamin D and spinach is rich in iron.
    • If substituting lemons for limes, you need to double the amount to reach the required strength of flavour.
    • You'll also need limes, lemons, olives and lots of ice.
    • Meanwhile, cut lemons or limes into wedges, and simmer the olives in a little water to reduce saltiness.
    • Lemons, limes, and oranges can be frozen whole.
    • Then we actually make a couple of our own rums, a citrus one in which we soak lemons, limes and oranges.
    • Orchards carpet the land in parts of California, and oranges, lemons, limes, and other citrus are familiar trees in home gardens.
    • The citric acid in lemons or limes has a similar effect, although this is not called ‘cooking’.
    • Citric acid is an organic (carbon based) acid found in nearly all citrus fruits, particularly lemons, limes, and grapefruits.
    • When you have too many lemons or limes or oranges and some are going to spoil, slice some thinly and then freeze the slices.
    • It came on a correctly pre-warmed plate with a baked potato, a selection of steamed vegetables, half a lime and a pepper grinder - no need to ask!
    • The limes add dimensions of flavour beyond tart or citrusy.
    • Surprisingly complex for one so young, delivering flavours of spice, limes, lemons, orange peel and oatmeal, all harmoniously threaded with ripe acidity.
    • It worked out great: the lime and salt and pepper gave the beef the kick it needed to fully inflate its potential.
    • I have a wooden citrus reamer that I use for small doses of things like limes or lemons and I have a glass juicer handed down to me by my grandmother that I use for larger quantities.
  • 2

    (tree)
    limero masculine
    lima feminine
    • In the same way, every small home in the Caribbean has always kept some vegetables and a fruit tree (usually a lime, but also other citrus).
    • In the western zone, oranges, limes, and bananas are cultivated.
    • It belongs to the citrus family, Rutaceae, but is not a true lime.
  • 3

    (color)
    verde lima masculine
    (before noun) (invariable adjective) verde lima
    • Big colours include pink, lime green, bright blues and more sombre chocolate browns and off whites.
    • She shut her bedroom door with a click and lit her lime green lava lamp, glancing over at her clock to check the time.
    • Believing the sky to be lime green with bright orange spots isn't faith, it's psychosis.
    • It was a comfortable room with walnut end tables, coffee table and paneling, moss green carpet, drapes and dark green throws on the lime-green couch and chair.
    • Asters look fabulous combined with gold variegated trailing ivies and heathers with lime-green or flame coloured foliage.
    • The main bedroom - in cream and lime-green, with a beige ottoman at the foot of the queen-size bed - is the epitome of cosiness.
    • To do this, the couple painted the gallery using a vibrant lime-green, teal and purple palette.
    • The lime-green walls are almost completely covered with dozens of perfectly spaced framed posters advertising horror and science-fiction movies of the Thirties, Forties and Fifties.
    • Novelty colours available are lime green and a dark red seemingly black.
    • The only information I had about him was that he was about 6ft tall and would be wearing something lime-green coloured.
    • Today she has Purple and lime green socks and a matching scarf.
    • We contemplated lots of different colors before settling on some sort of lime green or apple green.
    • Paired with the bright lime green tank top she was wearing, and the hot pink miniskirt, she looked quite odd.
    • Artfully arranged under this symphony of green and white is a pair of equally beautiful, lime-green, soft-leathered, hand-stitched, high-heeled Manolos.
    • When off duty he will have one other suit, either lime green, electric blue or maroon and he will often wear the jacket with a pair of black trousers.
    • With cheerful colours from lime green to pineapple yellow, they promise to make the steaming hot days a little more bearable.
    • He intends to not be here to see what lime-green, red and purple look like against the background of blue walls already illuminated by dubious tubelights.
    • His attire will be haphazardly thrown together, but he'll still look good, except perhaps when he's wearing the lime-green slacks with the purple blazer.
    • It's a strange thing when a letter from the school principal arrives on lime green and aqua stationery.
    • Now I have on a bright neon lime green T-shirt and I'm not a small girl, so you can't miss me.

There are 3 main translations of lime in Spanish

: lime1lime2lime3

lime3

tilo, n.

Pronunciation /laɪm//lʌɪm/

noun

British

  • 1

    (linden)
    tilo masculine
    • Growing conifers is still important, but oaks, ash, and limes are now seen as a way of restoring ancient woodlands and promoting more diverse flora and fauna.
    • Next we took the valley bottom road and there met only two walkers and a laden tractor and then, after a conker tree and a lime tree, reached the farmstead of Lower Askew.
    • We don't mean by ‘tree’ quite what our animist forebears meant by the word they used to talk about oaks, limes, and beeches.
    • Most of our timber trees are introductions too: oak, ash and elm are native, but sycamore, lime, maple, spruce, Douglas fir are all aliens.
    • On the island, I followed indistinct paths through the lime, oak and black alder trees.
    • As you walk along the rides at this time of the year you can see the wonderful glow of red and scarlet oaks, the luminous yellows of lime and tulip trees, and the russet, orange and gold of maples and Persian ironwood.
    • The gardens which surround the property include beech, lime and holm oak trees while in the eastern corner is an ancient churchyard.
    • Elms and limes are, as trees go, very different to the eye - at least when in full leaf.
    • It was also about this time that lines of magnificent beech trees were planted along the front avenue, roadside and Nun's Walk and specimen limes, beeches and chestnuts planted in the park.
    • Since 2000, 32 different species of tree have been planted including oak, ash, small-leaved limes and bird cherry, while a carpet of bluebells and daffodils has also been sown.
    • The Lough Tree - often called The Love Tree - is a lime tree thought to be more than 200 years old.
    • I asked him if the lime tree season was over and if that was why our limes were turning yellowish-orange.
    • Marcia pointed out that at the same time as the High Street trees were planted a lime tree was put in the churchyard at the top of the street.
    • Some willow trees will be lost by the development but trees like hornbeam, lime and birch will remain with preservation orders on them.
    • Many trees, such as lime, sycamore, horse chestnut and willow provide excellent bee forage.
    • The car park fronting the baroque facade of Wentworth is due to be replaced by authentic sweeping parkland and a lime and oak-lined avenue.
    • Using trees such as lime, ash, sycamore and chestnut results in a imposing display which is far superior to what smaller garden trees produce.
    • As we descended in the jungle, Jim Johnson pointed out domestic and medicinal plants - cinnamon, cashew, limes and soursop.
    • Residents fear cutting the 30 ft limes, which formed part of an avenue of trees leading to All Saints Church, to hedge height, could open the way for renewed attempts to develop land on the rectory site.
    • At the hamlet's Milbank House, a lime, a conker and a turkey oak shade a stone culvert and set their seed and nuts.