As adjectives the difference between lime and limelike
is that lime
is containing lime or lime juice while limelike
is resembling a lime (the fruit).
As a noun lime
is (chemistry) a general term for inorganic materials containing calcium, usually calcium oxide or calcium hydroxide; quicklime or lime
can be a deciduous tree of the genus tilia
, especially ; the linden tree, or its wood or lime
can be any of several green citrus fruit, somewhat smaller and sharper-tasting than a lemon or lime
can be (anime) a fan fiction story that stops short of full, explicit descriptions of sexual activity, with the intimacy left to the reader's imagination.
As a verb lime
is to treat with calcium hydroxide or calcium oxide (lime) or lime
can be (west indies) to hang out/socialize in an informal, relaxed environment, especially with friends, for example at a party or on the beach.