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linenoun

 us   /lɑɪn/

line noun (LONG MARK)

[C] a long, thin mark on the surface of something: Draw a straight line. You shouldn’t drive across the double yellow lines. As I grow older, lines and wrinkles show on my face. geometry [C] A line is a row of points that continues in both directions and is usually represented by a long thin mark.

line noun (EDGE)

[C] a real or imaginary mark that forms the edge, border, or limit of something: The police caught him before he crossed the state line. [C] A line is also a mark on a sports field which shows where things can or cannot happen, or which measures the field: the foul line the 50-yard line the free-throw line

line noun (STRING)

[C] a length of string, rope, or wire that is used to support something: fishing line Would you help me hang the wash out on the line?

line noun (ROW)

[C] a row of people or things: There was a long line at the movie theater. Just get in/on line and wait your turn. [C] In football, the lines are the two front rows of opposing players who face one another at the start of a play: the offensive/defensive line

line noun (SERIES)

[C usually sing] a series of people, esp. members of the same family, following one another in time: He comes from a long line of doctors.

line noun (MILITARY)

[C] a row of military positions, particularly the ones closest to enemy positions: the front line behind enemy lines

line noun (WIRE/CONNECTION)

[C] an electrical or telephone wire or connection: Power lines were down after the storm. That line is busy – may I take a message?

line noun (PIPE)

[C] a system of pipes: a water/gas line

line noun (RAILROAD)

line noun (COMPANY)

[C] a company that has an organized system of transport by ship, truck, aircraft, or bus: a shipping line

line noun (WORDS)

[C] a row of words that form part of a text: Limericks are humorous five-line poems. [C] A line is also a short written message: Drop me a line when you get a chance. [C] A line is also a remark that is intended to amuse, persuade, or deceive: He gave me some line about how his father is the mayor. [C] Lines are also the words that actors speak when performing.

line noun (DIRECTION)

[C usually sing] a direction or path: Fortunately, the pedestrian wasn’t in the line of fire.

line noun (WAY OF DEALING)

[C] a way of dealing with or thinking about something or someone: I couldn’t follow his line of reasoning.

line noun (JOB)

[C] a job, interest, or activity: "What line of work are you in?" "I’m a teacher."

line noun (GOODS)

[C] a type of goods: Our new swimwear line will be in stores shortly.

lineverb [T]

 us   /lɑɪn/

line verb [T] (COVER)

to cover the inside surface of an object with another material: I lined the kitchen cabinets with shelf paper.
(Definition of line from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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