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A long, narrow mark or band
“From any given point above the plane, draw a straight line perpendicular to the plane.”
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A row, column or group of people or things
“Taylor was marching beside Shane when he heard a ruckus at the end of the line of soldiers.”
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A length of cord, rope, wire, or other material serving a particular purpose
“The rescue boat managed to get a line aboard the stricken vessel and was able to tow it to safety.”
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An established or official way of doing something
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“They took a very tough line with the industry right from the word go.”
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(line of thought/thinking) A prescribed way of thinking
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“Certain teachers were found to reject the unfolding line of thinking being expressed by their students.”
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An area or branch of activity, especially one's vocation
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“In terms of work, he referred to himself as a human behavior engineer when asked to specify the line he was in.”
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A person's ancestry or line of descent
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“Mrs. Caywood-Guffy has traced her family line back to an ancestor who lived in Cawood in 1200.”
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Written communication
“Perhaps, I should drop my parents a line to let them know how I'm doing.”
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A false or exaggerated remark or story
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“Workers have been fed this line for over a decade now, and the end result is that they're working harder than ever with less job security.”
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A contour or outline considered as a feature of design or composition
“He was drawn to the line of her figure, which was characterized by something almost Byzantine.”
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A notional limit or boundary
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“Too many rural workers currently live below the line of extreme poverty.”
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A connected series of military fieldworks or defenses facing an enemy force
“He began to recruit, train, and insert agents who would gather intelligence behind the enemy line.”
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A series of related things or events
“Three blazes in the early hours of Thursday are the latest in a line of 24 arson attacks in the last year.”
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A direct course
“We consulted the soggy remains of our map and decided to head in a straight line towards the nearest road.”
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A part of a literary work forming one row of written or printed words
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“Here is a line from the poem that stands by itself.”
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The words of an actor's part in a play or film
“Several takes were required because the actor would consistently forget his line.”
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Merchandise carried by a store
“The store's line of well-priced, cheeky accessories is a highlight.”
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A particular type or category of something
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“This line of leather boots has been designed specifically for the tradesman.”
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A brand or trademark dealing in commercial goods
“The new line will focus on all manner of garments, from party dresses to sweaters.”
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A thin indented mark or wrinkle on a surface or skin
“Our clinic is able to perform skin resurfacing to remove the unsightly line on your neck.”
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A long tube, pipe or cylinder, typically carrying, or allowing the flow of, a substance
“We were installing gas burners in a plant that had a gas line installed several years earlier.”
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A way used as a road
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A small area on a surface having a different color from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt
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A total misrepresentation of the facts
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Narrow straps attached to a harness to control an animal or young child
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A song, melody, or short musical composition
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A mark used to indicate that an item in a list is correct, chosen or dealt with
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Lining up
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A transport system using rails
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A set of similar units of equipment, typically when connected together
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A series of adjoining mountains, often in a line
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Continuation
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A line of motor vehicles causing or the result of traffic congestion or a traffic jam
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The area in front of the goal
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Iron curtain
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A line of equal or constant temperature on a graph or chart, such as a weather map
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A unit of magnetic flux that produces one abvolt per turn per second
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Straight line
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People in general
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The arrangement or disposition of people or things in relation to each other
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A facial outline or feature
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The act of advertising or exaggerating the value of something
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The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification
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A horizontal line over the top of some of the terms in an arithmetic expression
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A set sequence in a performance
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Philosophy of a political party
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A line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling to
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Dividing line in football between offense and defense
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The principal route or line of a railway
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A line of railway coaches or wagons coupled together and drawn by an engine
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A part of a song that is repeated after each verse
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A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
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The main subject or topic in a discussion or body of work
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A line where two pieces of fabric are sewn together in a garment or other article
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An excessively elaborate story or excuse used to justify something
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Telephone
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Wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain
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An expression that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful
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A raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee
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A word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept, especially in a particular kind of language or branch of study
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A mark indicating measure on an instrument or container
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A misleading account, or the act of giving one
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The lifestyle or means by which one makes a living
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The equipment required for a task or sport
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Reports of recent events or facts
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To be positioned in an orderly manner across a length of something
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“I decide to line the books up against the back wall behind where I write.”
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To be positioned (at intervals) along the side of something
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“The crowd of chanting people walk down the street while law enforcement line the pavements.”
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To apply a (thin) layer on the surface of an object
“The cells line our lungs, helping our bodies absorb oxygen while shedding carbon dioxide.”
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To form or become marked with lines or folds
“She smiled at Corinne, the tiny wrinkles that would line her face years later teasing the corners of her eyes.”
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To apply a veneer or layer to
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To make stripes or lines on
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Fish
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