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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 44
1. Flax; linen.
3. 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.
4. A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver; any long mark; as, a chalk line.
7. A row of letters, words, etc., written or printed; esp., a row of words extending across a page or column.
8. A short letter; a note; as, a line from a friend.
15. A straight row; a continued series or rank; as, a line of houses, or of soldiers; a line of barriers.
16. A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person; a family or race; as, the ascending or descending line; the line of descent; the male line; a line of kings.
17. A connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.; as, a line of stages; an express line.
18. A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map.
19. A long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline.
20. A measuring line or cord.
23. 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.
26. A trench or rampart.
27. Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy.
28. Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections.
29. One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed.
31. 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.
34. A measure of length; one twelfth of an inch.
35. The equator; - usually called the line, or equinoctial line; as, to cross the line.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin.
2. To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money.
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.
4. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book.
6. To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn.
7. To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops.
8. To impregnate; - applied to brute animals.
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