Translation of "line" - English-Italian dictionary


noun uk /laɪn/ us /lɑɪn/

A2 a long, thin mark

linea, riga
Sign your name on the line at the bottom. Apporre la firma sulla riga in fondo alla pagina.
Draw a line around your hand. Disegna intorno al bordo della mano.

B1 a row of words on a page, for example in a song or poem

verso, riga
The same line is repeated throughout the poem. Lo stesso verso viene ripetuto in tutta la poesia.

B1 a track that a train travels along

linea ferroviaria
Which train line do you take to work? Quale linea ferroviaria prendi per andare al lavoro?

B1 US UK queue a line of people waiting for something

fila, coda
There was a long line of people outside the shop. C’era una lunga fila di persone davanti al negozio.

a connection between phones


a piece of rope or wire with a special purpose

a fishing line una lenza

a row of people or things

a line of trees una fila di alberi
lines [ plural ]

the marks that older people have on their faces, when the skin is loose

verb uk /laɪn/ us /lɑɪn/ present participle lining, past tense and past participle lined

to form a row along the side of something

Trees and cafés lined the street. Alberi e caffè fiancheggiavano la strada.
be lined with something

to cover the inside of a piece of clothing with a material

essere foderato di qualcosa
a jacket lined with fur una giacca foderata di pelliccia

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “line” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)