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Meaning of SLIME

Pronunciation:  slIm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  any thick messy substance
  2. [v]  cover or stain with slime; "The snake slimed his victim"
 

SLIME is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: goo, gook, guck, gunk, muck, ooze, sludge
 
 See Also: begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, matter, sapropel, soil, substance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slime\, n. [OE. slim, AS. sl[=i]m; akin to D. slijm, G.
    schleim, MHG. sl[=i]men to make smooth, Icel. sl[=i]m slime,
    Dan. sliim; cf. L. limare to file, polish, levis smooth, Gr.
    ???; or cf. L. limus mud.]
    1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality;
       viscous mud.
    
             As it [Nilus] ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and
             ooze scatters his grain.              --Shak.
    
    2. Any mucilaginous substance; any substance of a dirty
       nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive.
    
    3. (Script.) Bitumen. [Archaic]
    
             Slime had they for mortar.            --Gen. xi. 3.
    
    
    
    4. pl. (Mining) Mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the
       preparatory dressing. --Pryce.
    
    5. (Physiol.) A mucuslike substance which exudes from the
       bodies of certain animals. --Goldsmith.
    
    {Slime eel}. (Zo["o]l.) See 1st {Hag}, 4.
    
    {Slime pit}, a pit for the collection of slime or bitumen.
    
    
  2. \Slime\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slimed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Sliming}.]
    To smear with slime. --Tennyson.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing or feel slime in your dream, represents your inability to place your trust in somebody
 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Gen. 11:3; LXX., "asphalt;" R.V. marg., "bitumen"). The vale of Siddim was full of slime pits (14:10). Jochebed daubed the "ark of bulrushes" with slime (Ex. 2:3). (See PITCH.)

 

 

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