Definition of Rime

1. Noun. Ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside).

Exact synonyms: Frost, Hoar, Hoarfrost
Generic synonyms: Ice, Water Ice
Derivative terms: Frost, Frosty



2. Verb. Be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable. "Hat and cat rhyme"
Exact synonyms: Rhyme
Generic synonyms: Agree, Check, Correspond, Fit, Gibe, Jibe, Match, Tally
Specialized synonyms: Assonate
Derivative terms: Rhyme

3. Noun. Correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds).
Exact synonyms: Rhyme
Group relationships: Poem, Verse Form
Generic synonyms: Versification
Specialized synonyms: Internal Rhyme, Alliteration, Beginning Rhyme, Head Rhyme, Initial Rhyme, Assonance, Vowel Rhyme, Consonance, Consonant Rhyme, Double Rhyme, Eye Rhyme
Examples of category: Assonant
Derivative terms: Rhyme, Rhymester

4. Verb. Compose rhymes.
Exact synonyms: Rhyme
Category relationships: Poesy, Poetry, Verse
Generic synonyms: Create Verbally
Specialized synonyms: Tag, Alliterate
Derivative terms: Rhyme, Rhymer

Definition of Rime

1. n. A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack.

2. n. White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.

3. v. i. To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.

4. n. A step or round of a ladder; a rung.

5. n. Rhyme. See Rhyme.

6. v. i. & t. To rhyme. See Rhyme.

Definition of Rime

1. Noun. (context: meteorology uncountable) ice formed by the rapid freezing of cold water droplets of fog onto a cold surface. ¹

2. Noun. (context: meteorology uncountable) a coating or sheet of ice so formed. ¹

3. Noun. a film or slimy coating. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic except in direct borrowings from French) rhyme ¹

5. Noun. (linguistics) the 2nd part of a syllable, from the vowel on, as opposed to the onset ¹

6. Verb. (obsolete form of rhyme) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rime

1. to rhyme [v RIMED, RIMING, RIMES] - See also: rhyme

Medical Definition of Rime

1. White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor. "The trees were now covered with rime." (De Quincey) Origin: AS. Hrim; akin to D. Rijm, Icel. Hrim, Dan. Rim, Sw. Rim; cf. D. Rijp, G. Reif, OHG. Rifo, hrifo. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rime

rima
rima glottidis
rima oris
rima palpebrarum
rima respiratoria
rima vestibuli
rima vocalis
rimae
rimantadine
rimantidine
rimau dahan
rimbase
rimbases
rime (current term)
rime riche
rimed
rimeless
rimer
rimers
rimes
rimester
rimesters
rimfire
rimfires
rimier
rimiest
riminess
riminesses

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