Some articles on line, lines:
... TOMY re-released the Mechabonica line in the United States and Europe in late 1982, under the name Zoids ... The line was far more successful than Mechabonica, which led TOMY to reintroduce the line in Japan under the new name ...
... On 14 June Auchinleck authorised Ritchie to withdraw from the Gazala line ... so, instead, they attacked south west breaking through the lines of the Italian X Corps' Brescia and Pavia Divisions and headed south into the desert before turning east and heading back to friendly territory. 8th Army was in retreat to the El Alamein line ...
4th Line Road (Ottawa Road #5) is a designated arterial road in the rural portion of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada ... The street follows one of the meridian lines first laid out when Carleton County was surveyed. 4th Line Road passes through the heart of North Gower, Ontario, and when in that town is known as "Main Street." The road runs just to the west of Highway 416, which is ...
... The Taipei Metro Xinyi Line is a high-capacity, rapid transit line currently under construction ... It is the extension of the Tamsui Line and part of the Red Line ... Upon completion, the line will alleviate congestion on the Nangang Line by providing another east-west route through the Xinyi District ...
... In 1983, following the success of the OAR, TOMY reintroduced the Zoids line in Japan ... The relaunched Japanese line, now entitled Zoids, was a success, running from 1983 until 1990 ... The Zoids line had its own "Battle Story" that was told serially on the backs of the model boxes and in catalogues ...
More definitions of "line":
- (noun): The descendants of one individual.
Synonyms: lineage, line of descent, descent, bloodline, blood line, blood, pedigree, ancestry, origin, parentage, stemma, stock
- (noun): In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.
- (verb): Cover the interior of (garments).
Example: "Line the gloves"
- (noun): A connected series of events or actions or developments.
- (noun): Text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.
Example: "The letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
- (noun): Something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible.
Example: "A washing line"
- (noun): Space for one line of print (one column wide and 1/14 inch deep) used to measure advertising.
Synonyms: agate line
- (noun): Acting in conformity.
Example: "In line with"; "he got out of line"; "toe the line"
- (verb): Fill plentifully.
Example: "Line one's pockets"
- (noun): A mark that is long relative to its width.
Example: "He drew a line on the chart"; "The substance produced characteristic lines on the spectroscope"
- (verb): Make a mark or lines on a surface.
Example: "Draw a line"
Synonyms: trace, draw, describe, delineate
- (noun): A succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence.
Synonyms: tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, melodic phrase
- (noun): A particular kind of product or merchandise.
Example: "A nice line of shoes"
Synonyms: product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of business
- (noun): A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
- (noun): A spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent.
- (noun): A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.
- (noun): Mechanical system in a factory whereby an article is conveyed through sites at which successive operations are performed on it.
Synonyms: production line, assembly line
- (noun): A telephone connection.
Synonyms: telephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line
- (noun): A formation of people or things one beside another.
Example: "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 conceptual separation or demarcation.
Example: "There is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
Synonyms: dividing line, demarcation, contrast
- (verb): Reinforce with fabric.
Example: "Lined books are more enduring"
- (noun): A commercial organization serving as a common carrier.
- (noun): The methodical process of logical reasoning.
Example: "I can't follow your line of reasoning"
Synonyms: argumentation, logical argument, line of reasoning
- (verb): Mark with lines.
Example: "Sorrow had lined his face"
- (noun): A short personal letter.
Example: "Drop me a line when you get there"
Synonyms: note, short letter, billet
- (verb): Be in line with; form a line along.
Example: "Trees line the riverbank"
Synonyms: run along
- (noun): A formation of people or things one behind another.
Example: "The line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
- (noun): A conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power.
Synonyms: cable, transmission line
- (noun): A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).
Example: "They attacked the enemy's line"
- (noun): A pipe used to transport liquids or gases.
- (noun): The principal activity in your life that you do to earn money.
Example: "He's not in my line of business"
Synonyms: occupation, business, job, line of work
Famous quotes containing the word line:
“One line typed twenty years ago
can be blazed on a wall in spraypaint
to glorify art as detachment
or torture of those we
did not love but also
did not want to kill.”
—Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)
“If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.”
—Andrew Jackson (17671845)
“This is something that I cannot get overthat a whole line could be written by half a man, that a work could be built on the quicksand of a character.”
—Karl Kraus (18741936)