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rime

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noun \ˈrīm\

Definition of rime

  1. 1 :  frost 1b

  2. 2 :  an accumulation of granular ice tufts on the windward sides of exposed objects that is formed from supercooled fog or cloud and built out directly against the wind

  3. 3 :  crust, incrustation

Examples of rime in a sentence

  1. a heavy coating of rime

  2. <rime on the bedroom window after a bitterly cold night>

Origin and Etymology of rime

Middle English rim, from Old English hrīm; akin to Old Norse hrīm frost


First Known Use: before 12th century

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rime

verb

Definition of rime

rimed

riming

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with or as if with rime

Circa 1755

First Known Use of rime

circa 1755

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rime, rimester

noun \ˈrīm\

variant of , rhymester

  1. 1 a (1) :  rhyming verse (2) :  poetry b :  a composition in verse that rhymes

  2. 2 a :  correspondence in terminal sounds of units of composition or utterance (as two or more words or lines of verse) b :  one of two or more words thus corresponding in sound c :  correspondence of other than terminal word sounds: as (1) :  alliteration (2) :  internal rhyme

  3. 3 :  rhythm, measure

rhymeless

adjective

RIME Defined for Kids

rime

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noun \ˈrīm\

Definition of rime for Students

  1. :  1frost 1



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