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hairlinenoun [C]

uk   /ˈheə.laɪn/  us   /ˈher.laɪn/
the edge of a person's hair, especially along the top of the forehead (= part of the face above the eyes): He's got a receding hairline (= he's losing his hair at the front of the head).

hairlineadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈheə.laɪn/  us   /ˈher.laɪn/
(Definition of hairline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hairlinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈheərˌlɑɪn/
  • hairline noun [C] (head)

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

hairlineadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈheərˌlɑɪn/
(of cracks or lines) very narrow: a hairline fracture of a bone in the hand
(Definition of hairline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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