grime grime  /ˈɡraɪm/


  1. (n) the state of being covered with unclean things
  2. (v) make soiled, filthy, or dirty


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  1. E-Mail a Friend Not just another bagless vacuum cleaner, the Dyson DC07 has a brand-new way to take grime out of your carpet.
  2. Nestled amid Surat's grime, however, is one of India's most extraordinary success stories.
  3. We learn that what unites us our musical tastes, the jokes we find funny and, more fundamentally, our belief in healing cities through grime and sweat dwarfs our divisions.


  1. Workers Removing Scaffolds From Spires At St. Patrick’s Cathedral

    Decades of dingy grime have been gently erased from the stately twin spires of the cathedral. You can now see the top of the north spire, WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported Thursday morning.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS New York

  2. Civil War monument to be refurbished

    Civil War monument to be refurbished It's not likely that you were around to fight in the American Civil War, but you can help fight dirt and grime on the Civil War monument at Lake Forest Cemetery this weekend. Marie Havenga Grand Haven Jun 13, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); It's not likely that you were around to fight in the American Civil War ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  3. American West Is Becoming a Dustier Place

    The Old West was an infamously dusty place, the grime a symbol of the gritty frontier. But the West may be even dustier today than it was in the past, thanks to a combination of factors that include droughts, land-use changes and more frequent windstorms, a new study suggests.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News


  1. "Rated R, I love the sound of it, in terms of the bass," Rihanna explained. "I really like the bottom, the grime of it. But if I were to combine that with more energetic, up-tempo pop records, then I think that will be a happy marriage. And...
    on Feb 22, 2010 By: Rihanna Source:

  2. Speaking about his upcoming LP Tongue 'N' Cheek, Rascal said: "The new album is a definite move away from grime for me. I can't get any more hardcore than I was. Boy In Da Corner was wicked, but I'm not underground any more. I've been around the...
    on May 20, 2009 By: Dizzee Rascal Source: Digital Spy

  3. Whincup said: "I was a bit worried in that session. The track is so slippery and bumpy, the cracks and the grime and dirt all over the place. It was a tough session, for sure. It's going to be one battle to qualify on pole, and another battle to try...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Jamie Whincup Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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