compose rhymes, write words or lines of poetry that end in similar sounds (also rhyme); be similar in sound, sound alike or identical (also rhyme); cover with frost, coat with a thin white layer of ice crystals
similarity of sound at the end of words or lines of poetry (also rhyme); word that ends with a sound similar to that of another word (also rhyme); thin white coating of ice crystals
The rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets as they touch an exposed object, forming a white opaque granular deposit of ice. It is one of the results of an ice storm, and when formed on aircraft it is called rime icing. Related term: glaze
\rime\ (?), n. [l. rima.] a rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack. t. browne.rime
\rime\, n. [as. hrīm; akin to d. rijm, icel. hrīm, dan. rim, sw. rim; cf. d. rijp, g. reif, ohg. rīfo, hrīfo.] white frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor. the trees were now covered with rime.rime
\rime\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. rimed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. riming.] to freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.rime
\rime\, n. [etymol. uncertain.] a step or round of a ladder; a rung.rime
\rime\, n. rhyme. see rhyme.
note: this spelling, which is etymologically preferable, is coming into use again.rime
\rime\, v. i. & t. to rhyme. see rhyme.rime
ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside) [syn: frost, hoar, hoarfrost] 2.
correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds) [syn: rhyme]
v 1: be similar in sound, esp. with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme" [syn: rhyme]
2: compose rhymes [syn: rhyme]rime
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is a coating of ice:
- Hard rime, white ice that forms when water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects, such as trees
- Soft rime, similar to hard rime, but feathery and milky in appearance
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The Rimé movement is a movement involving the Sakya, Kagyu and Nyingma schools of Tibetan Buddhism, along with some Bon scholars.
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1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
(synonym) frost, hoar, hoarfrost
(hypernym) ice, water ice
2. correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
(hyponym) internal rhyme
(part-holonym) poem, verse form
1. be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
(hypernym) match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
2. compose rhymes
(hypernym) create verbally
(classification) poetry, poesy, verse
Agreeing sounds in the terminals of verse, mostly bad. The verses themselves, as distinguished from prose, mostly dull. Usually (and wickedly) spelled "rhyme."
n. a rime, hoar
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To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
(v. i. & t.
To rhyme. See Rhyme.
White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.
Rhyme. See Rhyme.
A step or round of a ladder; a rung.
A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack.
(1) A coating of ice, as on grass and trees, formed when extremely cold water droplets freeze almost instantly on a cold surface. (2) A white frost of congealed dew or vapor. An accumulation of granular ice tufts on the windward sides of exposed objects, particularly on grass and trees, slightly resembling Hoarfrost, but formed only from undercooled fog or cloud and always built out directly against the wind.
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