Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: A path through two or more points (compare ‘segment’); a continuous mark, including as made by a pen; any path, curved or straight.
Example: The arrow descended in a curved line.
Definition: A rope, cord, string, or thread, of any thickness.
Definition: A hose or pipe, of any size.
Example: a brake line
Definition: Direction, path.
Example: the line of sight
Definition: The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, a telephone or internet cable between two points: a telephone or network connection.
Example: I tried to make a call, but the line was dead.
Definition: A clothesline.
Definition: A letter, a written form of communication.
Example: Drop me a line.
Definition: A connected series of public conveyances, as a roadbed or railway track; and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.
Example: a line of stages
Definition: A trench or rampart, or the non-physical demarcation of the extent of the territory occupied by specified forces.
Definition: The exterior limit of a figure or territory: a boundary, contour, or outline; a demarcation.
Definition: A long tape or ribbon marked with units for measuring; a tape measure.
Definition: A measuring line or cord.
Definition: That which was measured by a line, such as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode.
Definition: A threadlike crease or wrinkle marking the face, hand, or body; hence, a characteristic mark.
Definition: Lineament; feature; figure (of one's body).
Definition: A more-or-less straight sequence of people, objects, etc., either arranged as a queue or column and often waiting to be processed or dealt with, or arranged abreast of one another in a row (and contrasted with a column), as in a military formation.
Example: The line forms on the right.
Definition: The regular infantry of an army, as distinguished from militia, guards, volunteer corps, cavalry, artillery etc.
Definition: A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person; a family or race; compare lineage.
Definition: A small amount of text. Specifically:
Definition: Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy; method of argument; department of industry, trade, or intellectual activity.
Definition: The official, stated position (or set of positions) of an individual or group, particularly a political or religious faction.
Example: Remember, your answers must match the party line.
Definition: A set of products or services sold by a business, or by extension, the business itself.
Example: How many buses does the line have?
Definition: A number of shares taken by a jobber.
Definition: A measure of length:
Definition: A maxwell, a unit of magnetic flux.
Definition: (1800s, with "the") The batter’s box.
Definition: The position in which the fencers hold their swords.
Definition: Proper relative position or adjustment (of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working).
Example: the engine is in line / out of line
Definition: A small path-shaped portion or serving of a powdery illegal drug, especially cocaine.
Definition: Instruction; doctrine.
Definition: Population of cells derived from a single cell and containing the same genetic makeup.
Definition: (perfusion line) a set composed of a spike, a drip chamber, a clamp, a Y-injection site, a three-way stopcock and a catheter.
Definition: A group of forwards that play together.
Definition: A vascular catheter.
Example: line sepsis