- line as a noun:
- 30 as a verb:
A formation of people or things one beside another.
A mark that is long relative to its width.
Dutch: evenaar, haal, schrab, schrap, streep
A formation of people or things one behind another.
Polish: linia, rząd, szereg, sznur, wąż, łańcuch
A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
Text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.
Dutch: rechte, brief, streep, verbinding, gezichtspunt, meridiaan, aansluiting, lijn, regel
Polish: linia, linijka, wers, wiersz
A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.
A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).
Dutch: grens, lijn, rechte, verbinding
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.
A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.
Dutch: elektriciteitsdraad, elektriciteitskabel, geleiding, geleidraad, kabel, stroomdraad
Polish: drut, kabel
A connected series of events or actions or developments:
— Historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available.
Dutch: proces, rij, verloop
A spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
A slight depression or fold in the smoothness of a surface:
— His face has many lines.
Dutch: kreukel, plooi, rimpel, vouw
A pipe used to transport liquids or gases:
— A pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport.
Dutch: pijpleiding, pijplijn
The road consisting of railroad track and roadbed.
Polish: linia kolejowa
A telephone connection.
Acting in conformity.
The descendants of one individual:
— His entire lineage has been warriors.
Dutch: bloedverwante, bloedverwant, familielid, verwant
Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible.
The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money:
— He's not in my line of business.
Dutch: baan, beroep, betrekking, dienstverband, functie, job, métier, positie, post, professie ... show more
Polish: praca, robota, zatrudnienie
In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.
often plural A means of communication or access:
— Lines of communication were set up between the two firms.
A particular kind of product or merchandise:
— A nice line of shoes.
A commercial organization serving as a common carrier.
Polish: linia, linie
Space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising.
synonym: agate line.
The maximum credit that a customer is allowed.
Polish: linia kredytowa
A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.
Dutch: kant, lijn, melodie, zangwijs
Persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress.
A short personal letter:
— Drop me a line when you get there.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
A conceptual separation or distinction:
— There is a narrow line between sanity and insanity.
Mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it.
Dutch: lijn, lopende band, machinestraat, montageband, productielijn, productiestraat, produktielijn, produktiestraat, straat
Polish: linia produkcyjna, nitka produkcyjna
Be in line with; form a line along:
— Trees line the riverbank.
synonym: run along.
Cover the interior of.
Make a mark or lines on a surface:
— Draw a line.
— Trace the outline of a figure in the sand.
Mark with lines.
Reinforce with fabric.
Moby thesaurus: DMZ, Indian file, L, MO, Spenserian stanza, WATS, WATS line, Zeitgeist, abut, accommodation, accompaniment, accord, accordance, aceldama, acknowledgment, acquiescence, acquire, action, activity, adaptation ... show more.
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