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Spanish translation of “line”

line

noun /lain/
(a piece of) thread , cord , rope etc
cuerda , cordel , sedal
She hung the washing on the line a fishing-rod and line.
a long , narrow mark , streak or stripe
línea
She drew a straight line across the page a dotted / wavy line.
outline or shape especially relating to length or direction
línea
The ship had very graceful lines A dancer uses a mirror to improve his line.
a groove on the skin ; a wrinkle
arruga
Deep lines were etched across his forehead .
a row or group of objects or persons arranged side by side or one behind the other
fila , hilera
The children stood in a line a line of trees .
a short letter
cuatro líneas
I’ll drop him a line.
a series or group of persons which come one after the other especially in the same family
linaje
a line of kings .
a track or direction
trazado
He pointed out the line of the new road a new line of research .
the railway / railroad or a single track of the railway / railroad
vía
Passengers must cross the line by the bridge only.
a continuous system ( especially of pipes , electrical or telephone cables etc) connecting one place with another
cable , línea
a pipeline a line of communication All ( telephone ) lines are engaged .
a row of written or printed words
línea
The letter contained only three lines a poem of sixteen lines .
a regular service of ships , aircraft etc
compañía
a shipping line.
a group or class (of goods for sale ) or a field of activity , interest etc
línea , gama
This has been a very popular new line Computers are not really my line.
an arrangement of troops , especially when ready to fight
línea
He was sent to fight on the front line.
lineage /ˈliniidʒ/ noun ancestry
linaje
a lady of noble lineage.
linear /ˈliniə/ adjective of, consisting of or like a line or lines .
lineal
a linear graph .
lined adjective having lines
rayado , arrugado
lined paper a lined face .
liner noun a ship or aircraft of a regular line or company
transatlántico
an ocean liner They sailed to America in a large liner.
line graph noun a graph that uses points joined with straight lines to show changes in the value of a variable quantity or quantities over time .
grafico lineal
lines noun plural the words an actor has to say
texto , papel
He had difficulty remembering his lines.
linesman /ˈlainz-/ noun (plural linesmen) in sport , a judge or umpire at a boundary line
juez de línea
The linesman signalled that the ball had crossed the line.
hard lines! bad luck !
¡ qué mala suerte !
in line for likely to get or to be given something
estar a punto de recibir
He is in line for promotion .
in/out of line with in or out of agreement with
estar en perspectiva ; no estar en perspectiva
His views are out of line with those of his colleagues .
line up phrasal verb to form a line
poner(se) en fila , hacer cola
The children lined up ready to leave the classroom She lined up the chairs .
to collect and arrange in readiness
preparar , organizar
We’ve lined up several interesting guests to appear on the programme ( noun line-up ).
read between the lines to understand something (from a piece of writing etc) which is not actually stated
leer entre líneas
If you read between the lines of the statement , it implies that there will be job cuts .
(Definition of line from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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