= Lima. Ex: Lima, Peru, is an extraordinary city, but it takes a little getting used to. (n.) = file. Ex: The piece was fashioned by hand with the use of a file and accurately measured with the use of a digital micrometer. ---- * comer como una lima = eat like + a horse ; eat like + an elephant. * lima de esmeril = emery board. * lima de uñas = emery board ; nail file. (n.) = lime ; lime tree. Ex: Over 60% is production of oranges, followed by the group of mandarins, clementines, satsumas and tangerines, followed by lemons and limes, and then grapefruit. Ex: Lime trees are frequently planted as ornamental trees, very often for tree-lined walks. ---- * bebida de lima = lime crush. ---- * limar asperezas = iron out + the bugs ; knock + the rough edges off. * limar las diferencias = iron out + differences ; flatten out + differences.