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Example or plan
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An outline representing or bounding the shape or form of something
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“He was drawn to the line of her figure, which was characterized by something almost Byzantine.”
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The written text of a play, film, or broadcast
“Several takes were required because the actor would consistently forget his line.”
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Merchandise for sale
“The store's line of well-priced, cheeky accessories is a highlight.”
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High walls used for defense
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A facial outline or feature
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Highly expressive, rhythmical literary piece
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The main body of a book or other piece of writing, as distinct from other material such as notes, appendices, and illustrations
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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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) Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for written communication
“Perhaps, I should drop my parents a line to let them know how I'm doing.”
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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for a direct course
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“We consulted the soggy remains of our map and decided to head in a straight line towards the nearest road.”
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Plural for a part of a literary work forming one row of written or printed words
“Here is a line from the poem that stands by itself.”
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Plural for a particular type or category of something
“This line of leather boots has been designed specifically for the tradesman.”
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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for 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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Plural for a small area on a surface having a different color from its surroundings, typically one caused by damage or dirt
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Plural for a thick rope of wire or hemp used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles
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Plural for a lengthy and extravagant speech or argument usually intended to persuade
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Plural for lining up
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Plural for a expanse within which objects are visible from a particular viewpoint
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Plural for cotton, nylon, or other fibres spun into long, thin strands and used for sewing
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Plural for a transport system using rails
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Plural for a mark (✓) used to indicate that an item in a list or text is correct or has been chosen, checked, or dealt with
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Plural for a set of similar things, especially electrical or electronic devices, grouped together in rows
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Plural for continuation
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Plural for a line of motor vehicles causing or the result of traffic congestion or a traffic jam
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Plural for printed matter
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Plural for the area in front of the goal
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Plural for a line drawn on a map or chart connecting places of equal or constant pressure
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Iron curtains
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Plural for a line of equal or constant temperature on a graph or chart, such as a weather map
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Plural for the principal route or line of a railway
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Plural for a unit of magnetic flux that produces one abvolt per turn per second
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Straight lines
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Plural for a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
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Plural for equivocation
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Plural for an advertisement, especially one exaggerating the value of the goods advertised
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Plural for a set sequence in a performance
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Plural for a mark made by scratching
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Plural for a statement that represents something as better or worse than it really is
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Plural for a line to which a drowning or falling victim may cling to
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Plural for dividing line in football between offense and defense
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Plural for a line of railway coaches or wagons coupled together and drawn by an engine
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Plural for a small group of words standing together as a conceptual unit, typically forming a component of a clause
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Plural for a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
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Plural for the main subject or topic in a discussion or body of work
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Plural for a line where two pieces of fabric are sewn together in a garment or other article
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Plural for an excessively elaborate story or excuse used to justify something
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Plural for telephone
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Phone lines
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Plural for a continuous spell of a particular situation or condition
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Plural for wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain
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Plural for a roughly circular line, route, or movement that starts and finishes at the same place
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Plural for an expression that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful
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Plural for a raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee
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Plural for 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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Plural for a mark indicating measure on an instrument or container
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Plural for a misleading account, or the act of giving one
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Plural for the lifestyle or means by which one makes a living
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Plural for the equipment required for a task or sport
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Plural for reports of recent events or facts
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To furnish with, or cause to be present
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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 surface or layer to something, especially for protection
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To line or decorate with paper or material
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To drive oakum into the seams of a ship's wooden deck or hull to make it watertight
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Fish
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To cover or wrap loosely with folds of cloth
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To believe as valid or correct
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To fill by crowding something into
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Make a line on
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To inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially cermonially
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To keep apart or isolate from others
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To give a representation, or an account of, in words
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To make an impression into, especially a surface
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To mark items on a list
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