line

All Noun
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  • He could play either across the half-forward line or in the centre.
  • For both club and county he usually plays in the half back line.
  • In football he can play as a forward or in the half-back line.
  • There are currently four services each way every day on the line.
  • Most of the cross-border lines are currently closed due to political problems.
  • The ball went wide and came back to the twenty-five-yard line. Cited from Left End Edwards, by Ralph Henry Barbour
  • The main building faces west and is built along a north-south line.
  • In any case, the development of the camp system followed economic lines.
  • It was to be the last line of defence before the keep itself.
  • These plays set up first and goal at the one-yard line.
  • I should use your whole half back line, however, for a while. Cited from The Prospector, by Ralph Connor
  • This is unlike others who usually remember their lines from a film even years later.
  • He has also played in the half forward line on occasion.
  • Movement between lines like this is particularly common across all positions.
  • The set up for this station is like many on the East-West line.
  • In American high school and college football, it is from the three-yard line.
  • Thus their activities may easily cross legal lines if they are not especially careful.
  • The national network has no high-speed lines and is not served by high-speed trains.
  • Initially it only managed construction of new high-speed line.
  • The game ends when no more lines can be placed.
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Meaning of 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
  • noun A mark that is long relative to its width
    He drew a line on the chart
  • 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
  • noun A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point
  • 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
  • noun A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum
  • noun A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)
    they attacked the enemy's line
  • noun A spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
  • noun The road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
  • noun Acting in conformity
    in line with, he got out of line, toe the line
  • noun Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible
    a washing line
  • noun In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area
  • noun A particular kind of product or merchandise
    a nice line of shoes
  • noun A commercial organization serving as a common carrier
  • 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
  • noun A conceptual separation or distinction
    there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity
  • verb Be in line with; form a line along
    trees line the riverbank
  • verb Cover the interior of
    line the gloves, line a chimney
  • verb Mark with lines
    sorrow had lined his face
  • verb Fill plentifully
    line one's pockets
  • verb Reinforce with fabric
    lined books are more enduring