Dictionary Results for line|
1. line - noun
· a formation of people or things one beside another; "the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"; "they were arrayed in line of battle"; "the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
2. line - noun
· a mark that is long relative to its width; "He drew a line on the chart"
Hypernym(s): mark, print
3. line - noun
· a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
4. line - noun
· a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
Hypernym(s): shape, form
5. line - noun
· text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
Hypernym(s): text, textual_matter
6. line - noun
· a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum
Hypernym(s): electromagnetic_radiation, electromagnetic_wave, nonparticulate_radiation
7. line - noun
· a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops); "they attacked the enemy's line"
Hypernym(s): military_position, position
8. line - noun
· a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning; "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
Synonym(s): argumentation, logical_argument, argument, line_of_reasoning
Hypernym(s): reasoning, logical_thinking, abstract_thought
9. line - noun
· a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
Synonym(s): cable, transmission_line
10. line - noun
· a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
11. line - noun
· a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
12. line - noun
· a slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
Synonym(s): wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam
Hypernym(s): depression, impression, imprint
13. line - noun
· a pipe used to transport liquids or gases; "a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
Hypernym(s): pipe, pipage, piping
14. line - noun
· the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
Synonym(s): railway_line, rail_line
Hypernym(s): road, route
15. line - noun
· a telephone connection
Synonym(s): telephone_line, phone_line, telephone_circuit, subscriber_line
Hypernym(s): connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
16. line - noun
· acting in conformity; "in line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
Hypernym(s): conformity, conformation, compliance, abidance
17. line - noun
· the descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors"
Synonym(s): lineage, line_of_descent, descent, bloodline, blood_line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
Hypernym(s): genealogy, family_tree
18. line - noun
· something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
Hypernym(s): artifact, artefact
19. line - noun
· the principal activity in your life that you do to earn money; "he's not in my line of business"
Synonym(s): occupation, business, job, line_of_work
20. line - noun
· in games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
Hypernym(s): mark, print
21. line - noun
· (often plural) a means of communication or access; "it must go through official channels"; "lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
Synonym(s): channel, communication_channel
Hypernym(s): communication, communicating
22. line - noun
· a particular kind of product or merchandise; "a nice line of shoes"
Synonym(s): product_line, line_of_products, line_of_merchandise, business_line, line_of_business
Hypernym(s): merchandise, ware, product
23. line - noun
· a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
Hypernym(s): carrier, common_carrier
24. line - noun
· space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising
Hypernym(s): area_unit, square_measure
25. line - noun
· the maximum credit that a customer is allowed
Synonym(s): credit_line, line_of_credit, bank_line, personal_credit_line, personal_line_of_credit
26. line - noun
· a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
Synonym(s): tune, melody, air, strain, melodic_line, melodic_phrase
27. line - noun
· persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress; "`let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line"; "he has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it"; "that salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk"
Hypernym(s): persuasion, suasion
28. line - noun
· a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
Synonym(s): note, short_letter, billet
29. line - noun
· a conceptual separation or distinction; "there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
Synonym(s): dividing_line, demarcation, contrast
Hypernym(s): differentiation, distinction
30. line - noun
· mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it
Synonym(s): production_line, assembly_line
31. line - verb
· be in line with; form a line along; "trees line the riverbank"
32. line - verb
· cover the interior of; "line the gloves"; "line a chimney"
33. line - verb
· make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
Synonym(s): trace, draw, describe, delineate
34. line - verb
· mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face"
Hypernym(s): score, nock, mark
35. line - verb
· fill plentifully; "line one's pockets"
Hypernym(s): fill, fill_up, make_full
36. line - verb
· reinforce with fabric; "lined books are more enduring"
Hypernym(s): reinforce, reenforce
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