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hairline

noun [C]  us   /ˈheərˌlɑɪn/

hairline noun [C] (head)

the edge of a person's hair where it joins the top of the face

hairline

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈheərˌlɑɪn/

hairline adjective [not gradable] (narrow)

(of cracks or lines) very narrow: a hairline fracture of a bone in the hand
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