Rime definition

rīm
To coat with rime.
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A white incrustation of ice formed when supercooled water droplets freeze almost instantly on contact with a solid surface.
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A coating, as of mud or slime, likened to a frosty film.
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To cover with or as if with frost or ice.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
rime
Plural:
rimes

Origin of rime

  • Middle English rim from Old English hrīm

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition