verb (used with object)
to represent in drawing or painting.
to portray in words; describe.
Obsolete. to illuminate (manuscripts).
to represent in drawing or painting
(archaic) to describe in words
an obsolete word for illuminate
early 15c., “to illuminate” (manuscripts), altered from Middle English luminen, “to illuminate manuscripts” (late 14c.), from Old French luminer “light up, illuminate,” from Latin luminare “illuminate, burnish,” from lumen (genitive luminis) “radiant energy, light,” related to lucere “to shine” (see light (n.)). Sense of “portray, depict” first recorded 1590s. Related: Limned.
[lim-oh] /ˈlɪm oʊ/ noun, plural limos. Informal. 1. a limousine. /ˈlɪməʊ/ noun (pl) -mos 1. (informal) short for limousine n. abbreviation of limousine, by 1959, American English. noun A limousine: disapproves of this vast fleet (789 limos) of luxury transportation (1946+) verb : Check your reso before you limo to Manhattan Related Terms stretch limo […]
[li-mohzh; French lee-mawzh] /lɪˈmoʊʒ; French liˈmɔʒ/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Haute Vienne, in S central France. 2. Also called Limoges ware. a type of fine porcelain manufactured at Limoges. [oht-vyen] /oʊtˈvyɛn/ noun 1. a department in central France. 2145 sq. mi. (5555 sq. km). Capital: Limoges.
[lee-mawn] /liˈmɔn/ noun 1. José [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/ (Show IPA), 1908–72, Mexican dancer and choreographer in the U.S. 2. Also called Puerto Limón. a seaport in E Costa Rica.
noun a lemon liqueur made with lemon juice, sugar, water, and 100 proof vodka Examples Limoncello is traditionally served cold. Usage Note cooking