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Definitions of line

  1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding anything; to fortify; as, to line works with soldiers. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To impregnate; - applied to brute animals. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To draw lines upon; place along side by side; as, to line up soldiers; cover on the inside; as, to line a coat. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To mark out with lines: to cover with lines: to place along by the side of for guarding: by a guard within or by anything added. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To cover on the inside with linen or other material: to cover. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To cover with lines; to cover with lining; cover on the inside. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. To make lines upon; read out, line by line. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To cover the inside of. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To form a row; as the men line up for inspection. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. To form or be in line. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To mark with lines; to cover on the inside; to put in the inside; to place along by the side of anything for guarding; to cover. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To cover the inside of a garment, originally with linen, but now with any other texture; to cover on the inside; to strengthen with a guard within; to strengthen with anything added; to impregnate-applied to the lower animals. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. the maximum credit that a customer is allowed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  31. a commercial organization serving as a common carrier Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"; "The substance produced characteristic lines on the spectroscope" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  35. a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent Wordnet Dictionary DB
  38. in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area Wordnet Dictionary DB
  39. a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  40. a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum Wordnet Dictionary DB
  41. a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. reinforce with fabric; "lined books are more enduring" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. fill plentifully; "line one's pockets" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  44. cover the interior of (garments); "line the gloves" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  45. mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  46. be in line with; form a line along; "trees line the riverbank" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  47. Flax; linen. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. The longer and finer fiber of flax. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. A linen thread or string; a slender, strong cord; also, a cord of any thickness; a rope; a hawser; as, a fishing line; a line for snaring birds; a clothesline; a towline. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver; any long mark; as, a chalk line. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. The course followed by anything in motion; hence, a road or route; as, the arrow descended in a curved line; the place is remote from lines of travel. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. Direction; as, the line of sight or vision. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. A row of letters, words, etc., written or printed; esp., a row of words extending across a page or column. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. A short letter; a note; as, a line from a friend. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. A verse, or the words which form a certain number of feet, according to the measure. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy; method of argument; department of industry, trade, or intellectual activity. Webster Dictionary DB
  57. That which has length, but not breadth or thickness. Webster Dictionary DB
  58. The exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline. Webster Dictionary DB
  59. A threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark. Webster Dictionary DB
  60. Lineament; feature; figure. Webster Dictionary DB
  61. A straight row; a continued series or rank; as, a line of houses, or of soldiers; a line of barriers. Webster Dictionary DB
  62. A connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.; as, a line of stages; an express line. Webster Dictionary DB
  63. A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map. Webster Dictionary DB
  64. A long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline. Webster Dictionary DB
  65. A measuring line or cord. Webster Dictionary DB
  66. That which was measured by a line, as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode. Webster Dictionary DB
  67. Instruction; doctrine. Webster Dictionary DB
  68. The proper relative position or adjustment of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working; as, the engine is in line or out of line. Webster Dictionary DB
  69. The track and roadbed of a railway; railroad. Webster Dictionary DB
  70. The regular infantry of an army, as distinguished from militia, guards, volunteer corps, cavalry, artillery, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  71. A trench or rampart. Webster Dictionary DB
  72. Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  73. Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections. Webster Dictionary DB
  74. One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed. Webster Dictionary DB
  75. A number of shares taken by a jobber. Webster Dictionary DB
  76. A series of various qualities and values of the same general class of articles; as, a full line of hosiery; a line of merinos, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  77. The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, or the whole of a system of telegraph wires under one management and name. Webster Dictionary DB
  78. The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver. Webster Dictionary DB
  79. A measure of length; one twelfth of an inch. Webster Dictionary DB
  80. The equator; - usually called the line, or equinoctial line; as, to cross the line. Webster Dictionary DB
  81. A row of men who are abreast of one another, whether side by side or some distance apart; - opposed to column. Webster Dictionary DB
  82. A mark on paper, etc., having length but not breadth or thickness; a slender string or cord; a row; as, a line of trees; a boundary; as, we crossed the line into Canada; an imaginary circle on the globe; as, a line of latitude; plan or method; as, follow this line of attack; a course of action; an industry or profession; as, he was an expert in his own line; a row of printed or written letters or words; a verse of poetry; descent; as, a line of kings; trains, ships, etc., making up a system of transportation; in war, a row of defended positions; as, a trench in the front line; a row of soldiers marching abreast; a wire in a telegraph or telephone system. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  83. A thread of linen or flax: a slender cord: (math.) that which has length without breadth or thickness: an extended stroke: a straight row: a cord extended to direct any operations: outline: a series, succession of: a mark or lineament, hence a characteristic: a row: a rank: a verse: a short letter or note: a trench, in pl. military works of defence: limit: method: the equator: lineage: direction: occupation: the regular infantry of an army: the twelfth part of an inch. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  84. A cord or string; extended mark; row or rank; a verse; trench; limit; the equator; occupation; direction; lineage; one-twelfth of an inch. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  85. The equator. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  86. A string or cord; mark; outline; lineament; boundary; limit; course; route; series of conveyances; a trian of thought. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  87. Kinship; descent; family. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  88. A row, as of articles or words. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  89. A Stock of goods or a business. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  90. That which has length without breadth or thickness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  91. A measure of length, one twelfth inch. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  92. A slender string or cord; a thread-like stroke or trace; the equator; that which has length without breadth or thickness; a row, as of letters, words, soldiers, ships, &c.; a verse; a series in regular succession; lineage; outline; lineament; a short letter or a note; a trench or rampart; the twelfth part of an inch; disposition; method; occupation; course; direction. A right line, a straight line, the shortest that can be drawn between two points. Equinoctial line, the equator of the earth or heavens. A ship of the line, a ship of war large enough to have a place in the line of battle. Line of battle, the disposition of an army or fleet. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  93. Length without breadth; a string or cord; a lineament or mark in the hand or face; outline; as much as is written from the one margin to the opposite one; a single row; a series or succession; course or direction; in poetry, a verse or part of a verse; family ascending or descending; line of business; twelfth part of an inch; the line, the equator or equinoctial circle; applied to the largest warships, as a ship of the line. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  94. A line; anatomical term, such as nuchal, temporal line. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for line

  1. I'll get him on the line – Miss Lulu Bett by Zona Gale
  2. I only wish to make it clearly understood that my brother had no sort of claim upon me, and that I consider every line of this letter an insult." – My Little Lady by Eleanor Frances Poynter
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