line translation English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "line" - English-Spanish dictionary


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
She drew a straight line across the page a dotted/wavy line.
outline or shape especially relating to length or direction
The ship had very graceful lines A dancer uses a mirror to improve his line.
a groove on the skin; a wrinkle
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
a line of kings.
a track or direction
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
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
The letter contained only three lines a poem of sixteen lines.
a regular service of ships, aircraft etc
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
He was sent to fight on the front line.
lineage /ˈliniidʒ/ noun ancestry
a lady of noble lineage.
linear /ˈliniə/ adjective of, consisting of or like a line or lines.
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
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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