A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack.
- A coating of ice, as on grass and trees, formed when extremely cold water droplets freeze almost instantly on a cold surface.
- A coating, as of mud or slime, likened to a frosty film: "A meal couldn't leave us feeling really full unless it laid down a rime of fat globules in our mouths and stomachs” ( James Fallows).
- To cover with or as if with frost or ice: "heavy [shoes] rimed with mud and cement ... from the building site” ( Seamus Deane).
- Variant of rhyme.