Slime Slime (sl[imac]m), n. [OE. slim, AS. sl[=i]m; akin to D. slijm, G. schleim, MHG. sl[=i]men to make smooth, Icel. sl[=i]m slime, Dan. sliim; cf. L. limare to file, polish, levis smooth, Gr. ???; or cf. L. limus mud.] 1. Soft, moist earth or clay, having an adhesive quality; viscous mud. [1913 Webster]

As it [Nilus] ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Any mucilaginous substance; any substance of a dirty nature, that is moist, soft, and adhesive. [1913 Webster]

3. (Script.) Bitumen. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Slime had they for mortar. --Gen. xi. 3. [1913 Webster]

4. pl. (Mining) Mud containing metallic ore, obtained in the preparatory dressing. --Pryce. [1913 Webster]

5. (Physiol.) A mucuslike substance which exudes from the bodies of certain animals. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster]

{Slime eel}. (Zo["o]l.) See 1st {Hag}, 4.

{Slime pit}, a pit for the collection of slime or bitumen. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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