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rime in Nature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrimerime /raɪm/ noun [uncountable] literary  DNfrost (=powdery ice)
Examples from the Corpus
rimeHe had lost the feeling in his fingers and a rime of frost clung to his moustache and beard.Ropes became fringed with a rime of dew.Now the back was a problem for the longest rime.Too many things demanded his attention at the same rime.At the same rime, there was a requirement to self-consciously interrogate art's own internal, usually formal, functions.Initial contract Liz and her therapist arranged to meet initially three rimes and then decide whether further contact was necessary.There was rime on his beard, making him appear grizzled and old.In the morning white rime coated the sill of the barred window-space.