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  • 1 Line — Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A linen… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 line — [laɪn] noun [countable] 1. also product line MARKETING a type of product that a company makes or sells, often with several different sizes, models etc; = RANGE: • It continues to get about two thirds of it …

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  • 3 line — line1 [līn] n. [ME merging OE, a cord, with OFr ligne (both < L linea, lit., linen thread, n. use of fem. of lineus, of flax < linum, flax)] 1. a) a cord, rope, wire, string, or the like b) a long, fine, strong cord with a hook, sinker,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Line — or lines may refer to: * Line (geometry), an infinitely extending one dimensional figure that has no curvature * a length of rope, cable or chain when put to use (such as a clothesline, anchor line) * a line or queue of people waiting in a queue… …

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  • 5 line — Ⅰ. line [1] ► NOUN 1) a long, narrow mark or band. 2) a length of cord, wire, etc. serving a purpose. 3) a row or connected series of people or things. 4) a row of written or printed words. 5) a direction, course, or channel. 6) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 line# — line n Line, row, rank, file, echelon, tier are comparable when meaning a series of things arranged in continuous or uniform order. Line means little more than this, except when it is attached to a specific application that increases its… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 Line — (l[imac]n), v. t. 1. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book. [1913 Webster] He had a healthy color in his cheeks, and his face, though lined, bore few traces of anxiety. Dickens. [1913 Webster] 2. To represent… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 line — [n1] mark, stroke; border band, bar, borderline, boundary, channel, configuration, contour, crease, dash, delineation, demarcation, edge, figuration, figure, frontier, furrow, groove, limit, lineament, lineation, outline, profile, rule, score,… …

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  • 9 Line — oder Line steht für: eine Software, siehe LINE (Software) in der Genetik so genannte Long interspersed nuclear elements ein Steckverbindung für tragbare Geräte und an Computern, siehe Line Level Anschluss Englisch für eine Linie Kokain den… …

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  • 10 line — In Fanny Burney s Cecilia (1782) the question is asked Where, then, do you draw the line?, meaning how far can a person expect to be independent. The image of drawing lines has fed English idiom for several centuries, extending to the more… …

    Modern English usage

  • 11 Line — Line, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lined} (l[imac]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lining}.] [See {Line} flax.] 1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin. [1913 Webster] The inside lined with rich… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 LINE — oder Line bezeichnet: eine Software, siehe LINE (Software) in der Genetik so genannte Long interspersed nuclear elements ein Steckverbindung für tragbare Geräte und an Computern, siehe Line Level Anschluss englisch für eine Linie Kokain ein… …

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  • 13 line — I (ancestry) noun arrangement, avenue, beat, birth, blood, bloodline, channel, communication, course, derivation, descent, direction, dispatch, drift, epistle, family, stock, genealogy, heredity, idea, lane, letter, lineage, method, missive,… …

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  • 14 Line — (l[imac]n), n. [OE. lin. See {Linen}.] 1. Flax; linen. [Obs.] Garments made of line. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The longer and finer fiber of flax. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 line — of action dislocation line neutral steer line …

    Mechanics glossary

  • 16 Line — (engl., spr. lein), Längenmaß, s. Linie …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 17 line — line, image of the …

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  • 18 line — / lain/, it. / lain/ s. ingl. (propr. linea ), usato in ital. al femm., invar. (amministr.) [nella struttura gerarchica di un azienda, il livello delle persone responsabili della preparazione e della gestione di piani operativi] ◀▶ staff …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 19 Liné — Egalement écrit Linée, devrait désigner un lieu où l on cultive le lin. Autre possibilité : variante de lignée (= alignement), également toponyme. Le nom a été porté dans la Mayenne, mais c est en Picardie qu il semble le plus répandu. Pour la… …

    Noms de famille

  • 20 LINE — — длинные диспергированные повторы, которые состоят из 5000 7000 п. о. и представлены в количестве 1000 1 000 000 на гаплоидный геном. Они ограничены с обоих концов прямыми повторами длиной в 300 600 п. н …

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