Definitions for rimeraɪm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rimeraɪm(n.; v.)rimed, rim•ing.

  1. Category: Meteorology

    Ref: frost (def. 2). 1 2

  2. (v.t.)to cover with rime or hoarfrost.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of rime:

bef. 900; ME rim, OE hrīm; c. D rijm, ON hrīm




rimeraɪm(n.; v.t.; v.i.)rimed, rim•ing.

  1. Category: Prosody

    Ref: rhyme.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rime(noun)

    ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

  2. rhyme, rime(verb)

    correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)

  3. rhyme, rime(verb)

    be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

    "hat and cat rhyme"

  4. rhyme, rime(verb)

    compose rhymes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rime(noun)

    a rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack

  2. Rime(noun)

    white frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor

  3. Rime(verb)

    to freeze or congeal into hoarfrost

  4. Rime(noun)

    a step or round of a ladder; a rung

  5. Rime(noun)

    rhyme. See Rhyme

  6. Rime

    to rhyme. See Rhyme

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a word which is like another in its final sound(s)

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