What does rime mean?

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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

  7. Origin: [L. rima.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rime

    rīm, n. hoar-frost: frozen dew.—adj. Rī′my. [A.S. hrím; Dut. rijm, Ger. reif.]

  2. Rime

    rīm, n. a rent, chink, or fissure—also Rī′ma:—pl. Rī′mæ.—adj. Rīmose′, full of rimes or chinks: having numerous minute fissures, mostly parallel, like the bark of a tree.—n. Rimos′ity, state of being rimose or chinky.—adj. Rī′mous, rimose. [L. rima.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rime in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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