Definitions for rimeraɪm

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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.]


  1. Hard rime

    Hard rime is a white ice that forms when the water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects. It is often seen on trees atop mountains and ridges in winter, when low-hanging clouds cause freezing fog. This fog freezes to the windward side of tree branches, buildings, or any other solid objects, usually with high wind velocities and air temperatures between −2 and −8 °C. Hard rime formations are difficult to shake off; they have a comb-like appearance, unlike soft rime, which looks feathery or spiky, or clear ice, which looks homogeneous and transparent. Scientists at meteorologically extreme places such as Mount Washington in New Hampshire often have to break huge chunks of hard rime off weather equipment, in order to keep anemometers and other measuring instruments operating. Rime ice can accumulate on the leading edges and control surfaces of aircraft operating in certain meteorological conditions. Meteorologists distinguish between three basic types of ice forming on vertical and horizontal surfaces by deposition of supercooled water droplets. Of course there are also intermediate formations.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU:

    Philosopher, observer, scholar of our time; Original creator accepting no blunders, Emphasizing the gala of the pen, he ponders The tomes of literary jewels for life's rime!

  2. Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU:

    “Philosopher, observer, scholar of our time; Original creator accepting no blunders, Emphasizing the gala of the pen, he ponders The tomes of literary jewels for life's rime!”

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